"Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Alan Alda on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Alan Alda on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Alan Alda on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Alan Alda on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Alan Alda on Albert Einstein
"Here's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age: Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you."
"I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger."
"You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school."
"I find myself going to places where I really have no business, speaking to these people in a whole other field that I have no extensive knowledge of. But I do it very often because it scares me."
"Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change."