Part of my job is to train people to break down an involved question into a series of simple matters. Then we can all act intelligently
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- I don’t understand complicated problems. I only understand simple ones.
- No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
- First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy.
- Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
- We catch on to the truth and technique of expectation in those rare moments when we are stirred by an awareness of a guidance seemingly higher and greater than our own, when for a little while we are taken over by a force and an intelligence above and beyond those commonly felt. Confident and free, filled with wonder and ready acceptance, we permit ourselves to be taken over by our unquestioning self.
- Truth is not a matter of personal viewpoint.