"There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Niccolo Machiavelli on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Niccolo Machiavelli on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Niccolo Machiavelli on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Niccolo Machiavelli on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Niccolo Machiavelli on Albert Einstein
"No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution."
"One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others."
"Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times."
"A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests."
"Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear."