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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
Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

R
If you never change your mind, why have one?
A
The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. 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.
N
Once a new idea springs into existence, it cannot be unthought. There is a sense of immortality in a new idea.
K
Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Daily Mail" (London), 29 Jan 1990.
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: From "Clint's Master Quotation Page," an internet collection of quotations.
N: In "Readers' Digest."
K: In "The Cynic's Lexicon," ed. Jonathan Green, 1984.
   


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