The analysis of concepts is for the understanding nothing more than what the magnifying glass is for sight.
There will be, and should be, reams and reams of analysis, even praise, for our friend but also even larger measures of non-analysis and, certainly, condemnation for James Baldwin, the Negro writer.
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
An absolute can only be given in an intuition, while all the rest has to do with analysis.
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
Good analysis is very useful when you want to convert a political decision into an investment. It can also go the other way and drive policy.
Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith’s moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth.
In the final analysis, terror is also another proof of the fact that the superpower is not really a superpower. It was vulnerable.
The main concern of the study is with the outline of a theoretical system. Its minor variations from writer to writer are not a matter of concern to this analysis.