"In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Ambrose Bierce on Albert Einstein
"Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age."
"Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age."
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."
"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic."
"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art."