Alfred Korzybski Quotes


Best 7 Quotes by Alfred Korzybski

“I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.”

“Ignorance is no excuse when once we know that ignorance is the only possible excuse.”

“The abuse of symbolism is like the abuse of food or drink: it makes people ill, and so their reactions become deranged.”

“The map is not the territory.”

“There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.”

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“Definitions create conditions.”

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“If those who know why and how neglect to act, those who do not know will act, and the world will continue to flounder.”

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“I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.”


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