Herbert Simon Quotes and its meanings

Herbert Simon has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Architecture Business Computers Design Knowledge Learning Nature Science Technology

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What does Herbert Simon write about?

Herbert Simon has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about architecture, business, computers, design, knowledge, learning, nature, science & technology. People always share Architecture quotes, Business quotes, computers, design, knowledge, learning, nature, science & technology from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Herbert Simon?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Herbert Simon.

  • Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design.
  • I don't care how big and fast computers are, they're not as big and fast as the world.
  • Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones.
  • The proper study of mankind is the science of design.
  • Human knowledge has been changing from the word go and people in certain respects behave more rationally than they did when they didn't have it. They spend less time doing rain dances and more time seeding clouds.
  • Anything that gives us new knowledge gives us an opportunity to be more rational.
  • Learning is any change in a system that produces a more or less permanent change in its capacity for adapting to its environment.
  • Most of us really aren't horribly unique. There are 6 billion of us. Put 'em all in one room and very few would stand out as individuals. So maybe we ought to think of worth in terms of our ability to get along as a part of nature, rather than being the lords over nature.
  • One of the first rules of science is if somebody delivers a secret weapon to you, you better use it.
  • There are no morals about technology at all. Technology expands our ways of thinking about things, expands our ways of doing things. If we're bad people we use technology for bad purposes and if we're good people we use it for good purposes.