Top 25 Counter Intuitive Quotes

#1. I was never really satisfied with writing only text or with the way my texts looked when they were published. Most online journals have a pretty lame sense of typography - bad font, counter-intuitive margins and line spacing - that it makes me sour on my writing.

Masha Tupitsyn

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#2. The quantum theory of parallel universes is not the problem, it is the solution. It is not some troublesome, optional interpretation emerging from arcane theoretical considerations. It is the explanation, the only one that is tenable, of a remarkable and counter-intuitive reality.

David Deutsch

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#3. Quantum mechanics is so counter-intuitive, physicists have never been able to come up with a comfortable picture of how it works.

Taner Edis

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#4. Though it may seem counter intuitive to our inner perfectionist, recognizing our mistakes as valuable lessons (not failures) helps us lay the groundwork for later success.

Sharon Salzberg

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#5. I get emails from strangers every day asking for love advice, which is kind of counter-intuitive since I'm making a movie about what an idiot I am with relationships.

Davy Rothbart

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#6. Grace is thickly counter-intuitive. It feels risky and unfair. It's dangerous and disorderly. It wrestles control out of our hands. It is wild and unsettling. It turns everything that makes sense to us upside-down and inside-out.

Tullian Tchividjian

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#7. This point seems counter-intuitive, given the amount of conspicuous vulgarity, vice, and immorality in America. Indeed some Islamic fundamentalists argue that their regimes are morally superior to the United States because they seek to foster virtue among the citizens.

Dinesh D'Souza

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#8. I basically look at how exponential emerging technological changes runs counter-intuitive to the way our linear brains make projections about change, and so we don't realize how fast the future is coming.

Jason Silva

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#9. The physics of motion provides one of the clearest examples of the counter-intuitive and unexpected nature of science.

Lewis Wolpert

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#10. No matter how counter-intuitive it may seem, basic research has proven over and over to be the lifeline of practical advances in medicine.

Arthur Kornberg

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#11. I say that there is nothing deficient about our current theoretical grasp of mind-brain identities. The problem is only that they are counter-intuitive.

David Papineau

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#12. My mom's voice filtered through my thoughts as I stopped in front of the Robert Byrd Science Building, out of the breath from racing up the steepest, most inconvenient hill in history.

Jennifer L. Armentrout

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#13. Suicide seemed to me the greatest kind of freedom, a release from everything, from a life that had been ruined a long time ago.

Natascha Kampusch

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#14. I've had moments in my life where it was all out on the table. Everything I had. I'm okay with that, because I had a strong belief that what I was doing other people could believe in it, too, if I can get it just right.

Kevin Costner

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#15. Our love like this, grown while we committed crimes - it's going to destroy us.

Kristin Halbrook

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#16. When we see a natural style, we are astonished and delighted; for we expected to see an author, and we find a man.

Blaise Pascal

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#17. You think he has no will of his own? You are a fool,
Charlotte. Lie with him instead of me!' I laughed at her, and seeing the pain in her eyes, I laughed more.
'I should like to see it, you and your daimon. Lie there and call him to come now.

Anne Rice

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#18. I love films like 'Deliverance' where you can watch it over and over again and decode all of its many different meanings.

Christopher McQuarrie

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#19. I didn't really enjoy reading until I married my wife and we began reading the Bible out loud to each other every day. I enjoy reading now, and there is a whole world of books out there to explore.

Roger McGuinn

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#20. In that light, philosophy is not so much
or not simply
'the love of wisdom,' but instead marks the passage from wonder as a noun to wonder as a verb. Philosophy is the love of wisdom to the extent that it remains an incitement to it.

Michael Munro

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#21. No fickleness in flight like that of wind or women's fancy,

Patrick Rothfuss

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#22. I look back at my filmography, and I'm pretty jazzed with the stuff I've been part of. They're all movies I'd like to see.

Jeff Bridges

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#23. ... the world revels in its own filth and will make a laughing stock out of anyone who tries to clean it up

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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#24. Use description of landscape to help you establish the emotional tone of the scene. Keep notes of how other authors establish mood and foreshadow events by describing the world around the character.

Janet Fitch

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#25. As obesity creeps into preschools, and hypertension and type II diabetes become pediatric problems for the very first time, the case for starting preventive health care in the cradle has become too compelling to keep ignoring.

Heidi Murkoff

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