reasoning is reasoning not regarded as final and
strict but as provisional and plausible only,
whose purpose is to discover the solution of the
"Good problems and mushrooms of certain kinds
have something in common; they grow in clusters.
Having found one, you should look around; there
is a good chance that there are some more quite
"No idea is really bad, unless we are uncritical.
What is really bad is to have no idea at
"Assume what is required to be done as already
done, what is sought as found, what you have to
prove as true." (SeeZen.)
"The main advantage of the exceptionally talented
may consist in a sort of extraordinary mental
sensibility. With exquisite sensibility, he feels
subtle signs of progress or notices their absence
where the less talented are unable to perceive
"Look out for the right model to imitate....
Observe a stimulating teacher.... Compete with a
"A wise man changes his mind. A fool never
cannot teach a man anything; you can only help
him find it within himself."
me, and I will forget; show me, and I may
remember; involve me, and I will
Barbara Harrell Carson
learn what they care about, from people they care
about and who, they know, care about
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