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Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Hitherto man had to live with the idea Hitherto man had to live with the idea of death as an individual; from now onward mankind will have to live with the idea of its death as a species. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Every creative act involves a new innocence or Every creative act involves a new innocence or perception, liberated from the cataract of accepted belief. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Habit is the denial of creativity and the Habit is the denial of creativity and the negation of freedom; a self-imposed straitjacket of which the wearer is unaware. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Honor is decency without vanity. Honor is decency without vanity. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: There is an abundance of ancient place names There is an abundance of ancient place names in the Ukraine and Poland, which derive from 'Khazar' or 'Zhid' (Jew). — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Nothing is worse in prison than the consciousness Nothing is worse in prison than the consciousness of one's innocenc; it prevents acclimatizatin and undermines one's morale ... — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: You opposed fascism, then you ditched communism.'No, I You opposed fascism, then you ditched communism.
'No, I didn't. Communism ditched me by turning into Stalinism'. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: In the pun, two strings of thought are In the pun, two strings of thought are tangled into one acoustic knot. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: A publisher who writes is like a cow A publisher who writes is like a cow in a milk bar. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: God seems to have left the receiver off God seems to have left the receiver off the hook and time is running out. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Alfie Kohn: For the anthropomorphic view of the rat, American For the anthropomorphic view of the rat, American psychology substituted a rattomorphic view of man. - Arthur Koestler, The Act of Creation — Alfie Kohn
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The self-assertive tendency is the dynamic expression of The self-assertive tendency is the dynamic expression of the holon's wholeness, the integrative tendency, the dynamic expression of its partness. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: History knows no scruples and no hesitation. Inert History knows no scruples and no hesitation. Inert and unnering flows towards her goal. History knows herway. She makes no mistakes. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Adolescence is a kind of emotional seasickness. Both Adolescence is a kind of emotional seasickness. Both are funny, but only in retrospect. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Newton's apple and Cezanne's apple are discoveries more Newton's apple and Cezanne's apple are discoveries more closely related than they seem. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The principal mark of genius is not perfection The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: No writer or teacher or artist can escape No writer or teacher or artist can escape the responsibility of influencing others whether he intends to or not, whether he is conscious of it or not. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The individual is not a killer, but the The individual is not a killer, but the group is, and by identifying with it the individual is transformed into a killer. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Creativity in science could be described as the Creativity in science could be described as the act of putting two and two together to make five — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: We cannot unthink unless we are insane. We cannot unthink unless we are insane. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: A writer's ambition should be to trade a A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for one reader in a hundred years' time. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: There is only one prospect worse than being There is only one prospect worse than being chained to an intolerable existence: The nightmare of a botched attempt to end it. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: A sadist is a person who is kind A sadist is a person who is kind to a masochist. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Perhaps he did not know himself - like Perhaps he did not know himself - like all these intellectual cynics ... — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: In creating the human brain, evolution has wildly In creating the human brain, evolution has wildly overshot the mark. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: If the creator has a purpose in equipping If the creator has a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely would have meant for us to stick it out. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Courage is never to let your actions be Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The fact is: I no longer believe in The fact is: I no longer believe in my own infallibility. That is why I am lost. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: History is a priori amoral; it has no History is a priori amoral; it has no conscience. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The jester is brother to the sage. The jester is brother to the sage. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The new frontiers to be conquered are mainly The new frontiers to be conquered are mainly in the convolutions of the cortex. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: True creativity often starts where language ends. True creativity often starts where language ends. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The moment of truth, the sudden emergence of The moment of truth, the sudden emergence of a new insight, is an act of intuition. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Much depends on asking the right question at Much depends on asking the right question at the right time. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: If power corrupts, the reverse is also true; If power corrupts, the reverse is also true; persecution corrupts the victims though perhaps in subtler and more tragic ways. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Two half-truths do not make a truth, and Two half-truths do not make a truth, and two half- cultures do not make a culture — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: In any language it is a struggle to In any language it is a struggle to make a sentence say exactly what you mean. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: and there was only one revolutionary virtue which and there was only one revolutionary virtue which he had not learned, the virtue of self-deception — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: One should either write ruthlessly what one believes One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: I am not sure whether ethical absolutes exist. I am not sure whether ethical absolutes exist. But I am sure that we have to act as if they existed or civilization perishes. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Creativity is the defeat of habit by originality. Creativity is the defeat of habit by originality. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Every error has its consequences and venges itself Every error has its consequences and venges itself unto the seventh generation. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The 'missing link' between ape and man will The 'missing link' between ape and man will probably never be found- because it was an embryo. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Faith is a wondrous thing; it is not Faith is a wondrous thing; it is not only capable of moving mountains, but also of making you believe that a herring is a race horse. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The distance between the library and the bedroom The distance between the library and the bedroom is astronomical — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: The temptations of God were always more dangerous The temptations of God were always more dangerous for mankind than those of Satan. — Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler Quotes By Arthur Koestler: Coincidence may be described as the chance encounter Coincidence may be described as the chance encounter of two unrelated causal chains which — Arthur Koestler