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Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
Anti-social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Only love expands intelligence. To live in love is to accept the other and the conditions of his existence as a source of richness, not as opposition, restriction, or limitation.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
A good mind possesses a kingdom.
You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.