"There is no method but to be very intelligent."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates."
"Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same."
"All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths they become facts, or at best, part of the public character or at worst, catchwords."
"Business today consists in persuading crowds."
"The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all."