Concepts are not like spouses; one can use them without feeling obliged to them.
Creativity and intelligence are not awakened by dogmatic loyalty to previously established ideological commitments, but by the willingness to flirt with new ways of thinking.
Epistemic virtue demands that we resist falling too deeply in love with one particular philosophy.
The best kind of relationship a mind can form is an open one.
In the world of ideas, keep your loved ones close. But never pass up the opportunity to have an affair with a new paradigm.