Rationale
for using this method of storing quotations
Limitations
Guide
Preserver of the Archetype
On Education as Retrieval of the Archetype
Wisdom
Knowledge and Wisdom
Knowledge Leads to Wisdom
Confusing Knowledge and Wisdom
Attaining Wisdom
Wise Men and Fools
Wisdom and Experience, Age
Wisdom and Art
Knowledge
Thirst for Knowledge
Knowledge Serves the Common Good
Organized Knowledge and Meaning
Information
Knowledge vs. Information: an Inverse Relationship
Knowledge and Self Aggrandizement
Knowledge and Authority
Knowledge and Ignorance
Ignorance
Knowledge, Ignorance and Fear
We Know Nothing
No Knowledge Is Complete
I don't know
The Endurance of Ideas
Language determines the boundaries of thought
Language doesn't determine the boundaries of thought
Language does not affect reality
Thoughts Expressed
Great thoughts require great people
Great Thoughts Meet Great Resistance
On How Little People Think
Ideas Require Action
Actions Require Thought
Action Does not always Require Much Thought
Characteristics of Great Minds
Intelligence/Genius and Mental Exercise/Hard Work
Intelligence/Genius and Spontaneous Insight
Value of Intelligence
Genius and Creativity/Originality
Lacking Genius
Memory
Other
The Importance of Imagination
Imagination Drives Success
Danger of Emphasizing Reason
Imagination and Perspective, Focus
Freedom through Creativity
Creativity and Art
Creativity
New Ideas
Be Open Minded and Discard Outdated IdeasImagination and Individuality
Reconsider Conformity
Conformity and Thinking
Difficulty Thinking
Conformity and Cowardice
In Another Man's Tracks
Walk Alone
Miscellaneous
Terrible
predictions
Use of inventions
Belief in New Ideas
The Spark of
Invention
Freedom to Invent
Necessity,
Mothers, and Inventions
Specific Inventions
Inventors
Miscellaneous
a mathematician is ...
the mathematical mind
mathematicians are mad
on the age of mathematicians
on the gender of mathematicians
why become a mathematician?
great mathematicians
to be a successful mathematician
what are mathematicians like?
on the need for tact and taste among
mathematicians
on specific mathematicians
mathematics is of great value
mathematics is of little to no value
an Original Creation
on the Usefulness of Pure Mathematics
its usefulness is unimportant
pure mathematics is often surprisingly useful
the uselessness of pure mathematics is important
mathematics power derives from abstraction
mathematicians must generalize
the more abstract the more useful
on mathematics as a creative art
aha! the spontaneous nature of mathematical insight
aha! mathematical insight through hard work
on being bad at math
on being good at math
on the difficulty of applying mathematics
Uses of Numbers
Numbers for symbols
Numbers for counting
Numbers for evidence
Types of Numbers
fraction
imaginary
infinity
integer
irrational
perfect
prime
random
round
real
Numbers and Existence
Interesting Numbers
relativity of numbers
number theory
arithmetic is
calculations and calculators
fuzzy addition
multiplication
if you can't measure it, you don't know
it
there's more to reality than measurement
dimensional analysis
significant figures
accuracy
approximation
measurementmiscellaneous
geometry, truth and knowledge
geometry, order, and intellect
geometry, mechanics and nature
geometry faith, authority and god
branches of Geometry
euclidian geometry
solid geometry
noneuclidian geometry
projective geometry
squaring the circle
topology
outer and inner space
size is an abstract concept
infinite
infinitesimal
y=mx+b
Problems which can't, couldn't be solved
Is the solution to the problem ever completed?
Difficult and easy problems
The importance of solutions
Good and bad problem solvers
word problems
Yes!
No!
It's a poor experiment which relies upon
statistics
statistics and ignorance
statistics deceive
statistics lie
statistics reveal the mind of god, the science
of man
average
the laws of probability work in general,
but not in specific
the laws of probability work for you
the laws of probability work against you
science, atoms, and probability
on unlikely events
gambling
miscellaneous
Doing the impossible
Age and impossibility
Intelligence and impossibility
Determination and impossibility
Along the actualimpossible scale
Success and Chance
Luck? Is there any such thing?
Luck and Being Prepared
Luck and hard work
Luck and Ability, Intelligence
Constancy of Change
Necessity for Change
Growth Implies Change
Resistance to Change
differential
integral
Past,
Present, Future
Past, Present
Present,
Future
Past
Present
Future
Time Travel
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