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#1. Metaphor is not just the detection of patterns; it is the creation of patterns. - Author: James Geary
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#2. Aphorisms are food for thought - like sushi, they come in small portions that are both delicious and exquisitely formed. And, like sushi, I can never get enough. - Author: James Geary
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#3. Metaphors hide in plain sight, and their influence is largely unconscious. We should mind our metaphors, though, because metaphors make up our minds. - Author: James Geary
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#4. Advice is given freely because so much of it is worthless. - Author: James Geary
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#5. Metaphor impinges on everything, allowing us - poets and non-poets alike - to experience and think about the world in fluid, unusual ways. - Author: James Geary
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#6. In the margin for error lies all our room for maneuver. - Author: James Geary
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#7. Sometimes, you need a door slammed in your face before you can hear opportunity knock. - Author: James Geary
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#8. Metaphor creates a kind of conceptual synesthesia, in which we understand one concept in the context of another. - Author: James Geary
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#9. Metaphor lives a secret life all around us. We utter about six metaphors a minute. - Author: James Geary
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#10. Heroism often results as a response to extreme events. - Author: James Geary
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#11. I believe aphorisms are best when first read in the wild, free from the confines of any categories. - Author: James Geary
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#12. The mind revels in conjecture. Where information is lacking, it will gladly fill in the gaps. - Author: James Geary
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#13. By bringing together what we know and what we don't know through analogy, metaphorical thinking strikes the spark that ignites discovery, - Author: James Geary
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#14. Aphorisms are literature's hand luggage. Light and compact, they fit easily into the overhead compartment of your brain. - Author: James Geary
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#15. You only really discover the strength of your spine when your back is against the wall. - Author: James Geary
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#16. A simile is just a metaphor with the scaffolding still up. - Author: James Geary
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#17. There is no aspect of our experience not molded in some way by metaphor's almost imperceptible touch. - Author: James Geary
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#18. Metaphor matters because it creates expectations. - Author: James Geary
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