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Edward De Bono
(1933-____) born on
May 19
Maltese physician, educator. He has had a major impact on the way we think with the introduction of "lateral thinking;" wrote "The Mechanism of Mind," 1969.
         
   
F
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

R
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.
A
Some people drift along like a cork on a river, feeling that they cannot do anything except drift, moment to moment. This is an attitude of mind. Everyone can be constructive even in tiny ways.
N
Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.
K
To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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