Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler

was a Hungarian author of essays, novels and autobiographies
...the integrative tendencies of the individual are incomparably more dangerous than his self-assertive tendencies.More Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
History had a slow pulse; man counted in years, history in generationsMore Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some tribes [of monkeys] have taken to washing potatoes in the river before eating them, others have not. Sometimes migrating groups of potato-washers meet non-washers, and the two groups watch each other's strange behavior with apparent bewilderment. But unlike the inhabitants of Lilliput, who fought holy crusades over the question at which end to break the egg, the potato-washing monkeys do not go to war with the non-washers, because the poor creatures have no language which would enable them to declare washing a divMore Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God is dethroned; and although the incognizant masses are tardy in realizing the event, they feel the icy draught caused by that vacancy. Man enters upon a spiritual ice age; the established churches can no longer provide more than Eskimo huts where their shivering flock huddles together.More Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself. Boredom sets into boring minds. The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.More Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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