"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."
"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
widely attributed to George Orwell
"The price of freedom, is eternal vigilance."
Leonard H. Courtney, Thomas Jefferson, Jean-Luc Picard (fic.), et.al.
"A rising tide sinks all boats that are anchored to the bottom."
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
"No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it."
"Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted."
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."
"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere."
"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters."
"That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes."
Albert Einstein, 1915
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction."
"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."
Branch Cabell, author of satirical fantasy
"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, French writer (1900 - 1944)