What I'm reading: Certain Prey by John Sandford
This came from a friend yesterday. I thought it was worth sharing. (Make sure you read the final entry--it's my favorite as well. Which one is yours?)
Quotes about thinking (and lack of), prompted by this Niels Bohr's quip: No, no, you're not thinking, you're just being logical.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. ~Soren Kierkegaard
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting. ~Edmund Burke
Some people get lost in thought because it's such unfamiliar territory. ~G. Behn
Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once a week. ~George Bernard Shaw
Sometimes I think and other times I am. ~Paul Valéry
Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts. ~George Savile, Marquess de Halifax
Brain, n. An apparatus with which we think that we think. ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary
Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. ~John F. Kennedy
"I don't mind your thinking slowly, I mind your publishing faster than you can think." Physicist Wolfgang Pauli.
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress. ~Niels Bohr
And, the grand finale:
Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again? ~Winnie the Pooh
And yes, since tomorrow's Friday, look for another story from Homicide - Hussey