Think Again Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Think Again
“Yet there are also deeper forces behind our resistance to rethinking. Questioning ourselves makes the world more unpredictable.”
“Unfortunately, when it comes to our own knowledge and opinions, we often favor feeling right over being right.”
“If knowledge is power, knowing what we don’t know is wisdom.”
“Intelligence is traditionally viewed as the ability to think and learn. Yet in a turbulent world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn.”
“We’re swift to recognize when other people need to think again.”
“Discarding your equipment means admitting failure and shedding part of your identity. You have to rethink your goal in your job- and your role in life.”
“Most of us take pride in our knowledge and expertise, and in staying true to our beliefs and opinions. That makes sense in a stable world, where we get rewarded for having conviction in our ideas. The problem is that we live in a rapidly changing world, where we need to spend as much time rethinking as we do thinking.”
“Scientific thinking favors humility over pride, doubt over certainty, curiosity over closure.”
“We don’t just hesitate to rethink our answers. We hesitate at the very idea of rethinking.”
“Recognizing our shortcomings opens the door to doubt.”
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