"Common sense is not so common."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Voltaire on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Voltaire on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Voltaire on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Voltaire on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Voltaire on Albert Einstein
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy."
"He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it."
"We are rarely proud when we are alone."
"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game."
"Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable."