Majority Of Men

“The majority of men… are not capable of thinking, but only of believing, and… are not accessible to reason, but only to authority.”

~ Arthur Schopenhauer, Philosopher – 1788-1860

Propaganda And Education

“The only difference between ‘propaganda’ and ‘education,’ really, is in the point of view. The advocacy of what we believe in is education. The advocacy of what we don’t believe in is propaganda.”

~ Edward Bernays

Mind

Don’t believe everything you hear – even in your own mind.
-Daniel Amen

John Lennon Quote

“If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that … I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it.”

– John Lennon

Illusions

Don’t believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them.
All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they
have of themselves.

— Albert Camus

Wisdom Quotes

We may believe ……

We may believe that we know what another person is thinking, but most often our efforts at ‘mind reading’ are projections of our own inner, self-centered concerns.
— Susan Edmiston, Leonard Scheff