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"People should realize we're jerks just like them." Make picture quote!
"Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic." Make picture quote!
"We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience." Make picture quote!
"One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced." Make picture quote!
"Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas." Make picture quote!
"Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain." Make picture quote!
"To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field." Make picture quote!
"An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore." Make picture quote!
"If you never change your mind, why have one?" Make picture quote!
"It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them." Make picture quote!
"A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen." Make picture quote!
"An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea." Make picture quote!
"Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it." Make picture quote!
"Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way." Make picture quote!
"Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple." Make picture quote!
"Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain." Make picture quote!
"I must say, I don't feel very qualified to be a pop star. I feel very awkward at times in the role." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong than to be always right by having no ideas at all." Make picture quote!

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