Edward de Bono Quotes and its meanings

Edward de Bono has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Business Car Change Experience Future Great History Hope Humor Intelligence Life Power Science Truth

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What does Edward de Bono write about?

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What are the top most famous quotes by Edward de Bono?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Edward de Bono.

  • Most executives, many scientists, and almost all business school graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong. The mind can only see what it is prepared to see.
  • 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.
  • Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.
  • If you never change your mind, why have one?
  • Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas.
  • Logic will never change emotion or perception.
  • We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.
  • In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures.
  • Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
  • In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.