The idea in bold-face print is a summary of the quote. The number after the topic is the page on which the quote was found.
Industry 802 "…the manufactory where the demon of machinery annihilates the human soul, and the cotton-field where God’s image becomes a beast of burden." Hawthorne: “The Procession of Life”
Information 351 Psychologist George A. Miller: "…there are 'severe limitations on the amount of information that we are able to receive, process, and remember.' ” Toffler, Future Shock.
Ingenuity 245 La Rochefoucauld: "To conceal ingenuity is ingenuity indeed." Reflections or Moral Thoughts and Maxims, 1665
Insanity 195 Symptoms of insanity? "For other reasons…visitors came but seldom to Per Hansa’s now; there was something queer about the woman in that place; she said so little; at times people felt that they were unwelcome there…was apt to break out suddenly with some remark that they could only wonder at; they hardly knew whether to be surprised or offended." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 203 Symptoms of insanity? "That night he had been seriously frightened; when he had come back to lie down she had started crying so despairingly; he hadn’t been able to make any sense of the few words he got out of her." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 203 Symptoms of insanity? "She, who had always been so neat and could make whatever clothes she put on look becoming, was now going about shabby and unkempt; she didn’t even bother to wash herself." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 204 Symptom of insanity? "There Beret sat in the room with them, within four paces—yet she was far, far away." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 204 Insanity: an "enchanted ring." "He spoke to her now, to her alone, but could not make her come out of the enchanted ring that lay about her." Rolvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 204 Symptom of insanity? "Another queer thing, she was always losing the commonest objects—completely losing them, though they were right at hand. Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 206 Helplessness. "Per Hansa sat in his hut, ate, drank, puffed at his pipe, and followed his wife with his eyes in vague alarm; for the life of him he didn’t know what to do." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 206 Response to insanity. "He would be seized by a sudden, almost irresistible desire to take Beret, his own blessed Beret, hold her on his knee like a naughty child—just make her sit there—and reason with her…talk some sense into her." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 212 Response to insanity. "But let me tell you one thing, Sörrina: I’m not half so worried about my wife as I am about myself…I nearly laid hands on her…." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 216 Experience of insanity. "There was one who heeded not the light of the day, whether it might be gray or golden: Beret stared at the earthen floor of the hut and saw only night round about her…she tried hard, but she could not let in the sun." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 227 Experience of insanity. "…he looked at her and thought that he had never seen such terror on any face." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 323 Response to insanity. "He tried to reason himself out of his serious misgivings over Beret…she didn’t act as a normal person should; yet it was nothing that wouldn’t naturally right itself with time." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.
Insanity 338 Response to a loved one who is insane. "All his strength seemed to leave him as he looked into her tear-swollen face; yet it wasn’t her tears that drained his heart dry—the face was that of a stranger, behind which her own face seemed to be hidden." Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth.