"I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Giacomo Casanova on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Giacomo Casanova on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Giacomo Casanova on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Giacomo Casanova on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Giacomo Casanova on Albert Einstein
"The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months."
"It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless."
"I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death."
"Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead."
"Heart and head are the constituent parts of character temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved."