"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Edward de Bono on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Edward de Bono on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Edward de Bono on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Edward de Bono on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Edward de Bono on Mahatma Gandhi
"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?"
"Logic will never change emotion or perception."