"Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Clifford D. Simak on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Clifford D. Simak on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Clifford D. Simak on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Clifford D. Simak on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Clifford D. Simak on Albert Einstein
"What do you mean by faith? Is faith enough for Man? Should he be satisfied with faith alone? Is there no way of finding out the truth? Is the attitude of faith, of believing in something for which there can be no more than philosophic proof, the true mark of a Christian?"
"And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past, but an infinite number of brackets, extending either way, each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe."
"If mankind were to continue in other than the present barbarism, a new path must be found, a new civilization based on some other method than technology."