Frases de Daniel Keyes

3  1

Daniel Keyes

Fecha de nacimiento: 9. Agosto 1927
Fecha de muerte: 15. Junio 2014

Anuncio

Daniel Keyes [1]​ fue un psicólogo y escritor estadounidense universalmente conocido por su relato Flores para Algernon, que luego convirtió en la novela del mismo título que ganó el premio Nébula en 1966.

Autores similares

Noah Gordon Foto
Noah Gordon14
escritor estadounidense
Arthur Golden20
novelista estadounidense
Dan Brown Foto
Dan Brown46
escritor estadounidense
Paul Auster Foto
Paul Auster39
director de cine estadounidense
Elizabeth Gilbert Foto
Elizabeth Gilbert46
escritora estadounidense
Suzanne Collins Foto
Suzanne Collins126
escritora y guionista estadounidense

Frases Daniel Keyes

Anuncio

„Intelligence without the ability to give and receive affection leads to mental and moral breakdown, to neurosis, and possibly even psychosis.“

— Daniel Keyes
Context: Don't misunderstand me," I said. "Intelligence is one of the greatest human gifts. But all too often a search for knowledge drives out the search for love. This is something else I've discovered for myself very recently. I present it to you as a hypothesis: Intelligence without the ability to give and receive affection leads to mental and moral breakdown, to neurosis, and possibly even psychosis. And I say that the mind absorbed in and involved in itself as a self-centered end, to the exclusion of human relationships, can only lead to violence and pain.

„I am not only a thing, but also a way of being“

— Daniel Keyes
Context: I am not only a thing, but also a way of being — one of many ways — and knowing the paths I have followed and the ones left to take will help me understand what I am becoming.

Anuncio

„Intelligence is one of the greatest human gifts. But all too often a search for knowledge drives out the search for love.“

— Daniel Keyes
Context: Don't misunderstand me," I said. "Intelligence is one of the greatest human gifts. But all too often a search for knowledge drives out the search for love. This is something else I've discovered for myself very recently. I present it to you as a hypothesis: Intelligence without the ability to give and receive affection leads to mental and moral breakdown, to neurosis, and possibly even psychosis. And I say that the mind absorbed in and involved in itself as a self-centered end, to the exclusion of human relationships, can only lead to violence and pain.

„You've got to find the answer inside you — feel the right thing to do.“

— Daniel Keyes
Context: The answer can't be found in books — or be solved by bringing it to other people. Not unless you want to remain a child all your life. You've got to find the answer inside you — feel the right thing to do.

„Intelligence alone doesn't mean a damned thing.“

— Daniel Keyes
Context: Intelligence alone doesn't mean a damned thing. Here in your university, intelligence, education, knowledge, have all become great idols. But I know now there's one thing you've all overlooked: intelligence and education that hasn't been tempered by human affection isn't worth a damn.

„It's amazing the way things, apparently disconnected, hang together.“

— Daniel Keyes
Context: My most absorbing interests at the present time are etymologies of ancient languages, the newer works on the calculus of variations, and Hindu history. It's amazing the way things, apparently disconnected, hang together.

Anuncio
Siguiente
Aniversarios de hoy
Mirtha Legrand Foto
Mirtha Legrand7
actriz y conductora de televisión argentina 1927
Paul Claudel Foto
Paul Claudel6
1868 - 1955
John Quincy Adams Foto
John Quincy Adams18
político estadounidense 1767 - 1848
Otros (number)s aniversarios hoy
Autores similares
Noah Gordon Foto
Noah Gordon14
escritor estadounidense
Arthur Golden20
novelista estadounidense