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critical thinking Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about critical thinking
  1. #1
    “No medium is excessively dangerous if its users understand what its dangers are.”
  2. #2
    “Words ... assemble a context in which the question, Is this true or false? is relevant.”
  3. #3
    “I’ve read the Bible. It didn’t ring true to me.”
  4. #4
    “The more students work at storing the deposits entrusted to them, the less they develop the critical consciousness which would result from their intervention in the world as transformers of that world.”
  5. #5
    “Banking education treats students as objects of assistance; problem posing education makes them critical thinkers.”
  6. #6
    “When you read a sentence, picture it before your mind as a whole, take in the truth or information contained in it, express it in your own words, and, if it be important, commit it to the faithful memory.”
  7. #7
    “This is the way to make progress; this is the way to arrive at results; not to swallow knowledge, but (according to the figure sometimes used) to masticate and digest it.”
  8. #8
    “Quarry the granite rock with razors, or moor the vessel with a thread of silk; then may you hope with such keen and delicate instruments as human knowledge and human reason to contend against those giants, the passion and the pride of man.”
  9. #9
    “Compare one idea with another; adjust truths and facts; form them into one whole, or notice the obstacles which occur in doing so.”
  10. #10
    “My voice trembled as I spoke, as it did whenever I was angry. ‘I feel let down sometimes. The people in books—the heroes—they’re always so… heroic. And I try to be, but…‘”