The best Quotes by Edward de Bono

The best Quotes by Edward de Bono

Edward Charles Francis Publius de Bono (19 May 1933 – 9 June 2021) was a Maltese physician, psychologist, author, inventor and broadcaster.

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
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A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.
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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.
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Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.
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We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.
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Creativity is limitless - for better or worse.
I'd prohibit boring people. In my opinion, there is nothing worse. The people who were boring should be in prison and be forced to learn to be creative with the other prisoners.
Two disagreeing minds create more ideas than two minds in agreement.
Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.
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The most creative people have this childlike facility to play.
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Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.
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I really create everything I do from the heart.
All creative people want to do the unexpected.
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
Fashion needs fresh blood, and London is the most creative place for that.
Happiness is a clear horizon - nothing to worry about on your plate, only things that are creative and not destructive... I think hatred is wasted energy, and it's all non-productive.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
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Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.
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The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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Creativity is about connecting things.
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Classes will dull your mind, destroy the potential for authentic creativity.
John F. Nash in A Beautiful Mind
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You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think we don’t recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him.
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Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.
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The best moments in life are the ones that make us smile when we think about them.
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Its so hard to forget someone, who gave you so much to remember.
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The truth is, it's all of your memories, the joyful ones and the heartbreaking ones, that make up who you are as a person.
J.D. in Scrubs - Season 6 Episode 11
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We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.
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If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.
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Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.
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Kids, you can't cling to the past. Because no matter how tight you hold on... it's already gone.
Ted Mosby in How I Met Your Mother - Season 8 Episode 23
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The only reason we hold on memories so tight, is because memories won't change, when everything else does.
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Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
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I mean, they say dou die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.
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I wondered if a memory is something you have or something you've lost.
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Today's special moments are tomorrow's memories.
Genie in Aladdin
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The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
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[Minuet of Forest]
The flow of time is always cruel. Its speed seems different for each person, but no one can change it. A thing that does not change with time is a memory of younger days.
Sheik in The Legend of Zelda - Ocarina of Time
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Brom: "The sands of time cannot be stopped. Years pass whether we want them or not... but we can remember. What has been lost may yet live on in memories. That which you will hear is imperfect and fragmented, yet treasure it, for without you it does not exist. I give you now a memory that has been forgotten, hidden in the dreamy haze that lies behind us."
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We learn more by remembering than forgetting.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.

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