Over 15,000 quotations and famous quotes.
Report an Error
:: Any intelligent fool can make ...
Email this Quote
"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."
567 votes submitted
Top 5 quotes from Albert Einstein
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."
"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity."
"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thoughts in clear form."
"I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity."
"In the middle of difficulity lies opportunity."
Top 5 quotes from Age, Courage, Genius, Intelligence, Violence
"Faith is a continuation of reason."
"When he has ceased to hear the many, he may discern the One - the inner sound which kills the outer."
"The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and in exactly the right places."
"I feel my immortality over sweep all pains, all tears, all time, all fears, - and peal, like the eternal thunders of the deep, into my ears, this truth, - thou livest forever!"
"The optimist proclaims we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true."
QuoteWorld © 2016