"There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."John Calvin on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."John Calvin on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."John Calvin on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."John Calvin on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."John Calvin on Albert Einstein
"Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?"
"Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness."
"God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray."
"There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God."
"A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent."