"Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Edward de Bono on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Edward de Bono on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Edward de Bono on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Edward de Bono on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Edward de Bono on Winston Churchill
"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."