Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all.
Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone.
Creative thinking is not a mystical talent. It is a skill that can be practiced and nurtured.
If you never change your mind, why have one.
One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity.
A discussion should be a genuine attempt to explore a subject rather than a battle between competing egos.
The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe but to make useful models of the world. A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it.
If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas.
Don't criticise a hypothesis, come up with a better one.
I think school is a place where thinking should be taught.
Perception is real even when it is not reality.
You can analyze the past, but you have to design the future.
A good design is not a democratic consensus.
Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.
It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.