"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."John McCarthy on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."John McCarthy on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."John McCarthy on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."John McCarthy on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."John McCarthy on Albert Einstein
"It is said that man doesn't live by bread alone. Sometimes this is unfortunate, because people who cannot live by bread alone too often kill other people in consequence of the fights they get into."
"If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments."
"Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance."
"In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated."
"An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth."