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While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.

While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.

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He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like read more

He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. [Ecclesiasticus 13:1].

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Gluttony is an emotional sign that something is eating us.

Gluttony is an emotional sign that something is eating us.

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We have not yet reached the goal but.. we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of read more

We have not yet reached the goal but.. we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation.

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Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, read more

Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.

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When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But read more

When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.

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Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us read more

Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.

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Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years.

Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years.

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It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men, but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely read more

It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men, but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely wrong. We can only make them right by discussion.

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