More about Arthur Koestler
Arthur Koestler -
The Ghost in the Machine (1967)
5 Sourced Quotes
View all Arthur Koestler Quotes
The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeletons of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life.
God seems to have left the receiver off the hook, and time is running out.
Behaviourism is indeed a kind of flat-earth view of the mind…it has substituted for the erstwhile anthropomorphic view of the rat, a ratomorphic view of man.
If one looks with a cold eye at the mess man has made of history, it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that he has been afflicted by some built-in mental disorder which drives him towards self-destruction.
The evolution of the brain not only overshot the needs of prehistoric man, it is the only example of evolution providing a species with an organ which it does not know how to use.
Quote of the day
Speak roughly to your little boy, And beat him when he sneezes; He only does it to annoy, Because he knows it teases.
September 5, 1905
March 1, 1983
More about Arthur Koestler...
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon