"The 'Robben Island Bible' has arrived at the British Museum. It's a garish thing, its cover plastered with pink and gold Hindu images, designed to hide its contents. Within is the finest collection of words generated by human intelligence: the complete works of William Shakespeare."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Daniel Hannan on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Daniel Hannan on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Daniel Hannan on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Daniel Hannan on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Daniel Hannan on Albert Einstein
"The U.S. states that allow for citizens' initiatives tend to have fewer laws and lower taxes than the ones that don't. But the beauty of the system is that it encourages the spread of best practice."
"I am not the Conservative Party's health care spokesman. I'm fond of Andrew Lansley, and I strongly support David Cameron as party leader."
"You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt."