Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler

was a Hungarian author of essays, novels and autobiographies
Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.More Arthur Koestler quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Laughter and weeping, the Greek masks of comedy and tragedy, mark the extremes of a continuous spectrum; both provide channels for the overflow of emotion; both areMore Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hitherto man had to live with the idea of death as an individual; from now onward mankind will have to live with the idea of its death as a species.More Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of all forms of mental activity, the most difficult to induce even in the minds of the young, who may be presumed not to have lost their flexibility, is the art of handling the same bundle of data as before, but placing them in a new system of relations with one another by giving them a different framework, all of which virtually means putting on a different kind of thinking-cap for the moment. It is easy to teach anybody a new fact...but it needs light from heaven above to enable a teacher to break the old framework iMore Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some of the greatest discoveries...consist mainly in the clearing away of psychological roadblocks which obstruct the approach to reality; which is why,post factum they appear so obvious.More Arthur Koestler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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