Posts Tagged ‘Groupthink’

Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.

James, Henry

—Henry James

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I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.

Kepler, Johannes

—Johannes Kepler

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We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.


—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly and one by one.

Mackay, Charles

—Charles Mackay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

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