"It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Christian Lous Lange on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Christian Lous Lange on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Christian Lous Lange on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Christian Lous Lange on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Christian Lous Lange on Albert Einstein
"All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone."
"Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press."
"Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit."
"In particular, the efforts to reestablish peace after the World War have been directed toward the formation of states and the regulation of their frontiers according to a consciously national program."
"The territorial state is such an ancient form of society - here in Europe it dates back thousands of years - that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland."