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Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.
-- Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham City Jail, 1963

Intelligence, in diapers, is invisible. And when it matures, out the window it flies. We have to pounce on it earlier.
-- Stanislaw J. Lec

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
-- Oscar Levant

We are all either fools or undiscovered geniuses.
-- Bonnie Lin

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
-- Abraham Lincoln

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
-- Abraham Lincoln

Know thyself.
-- Linnaeus

Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.
-- Konrad Lorenz

A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak.
-- Michael Garrett Marino

If written directions alone would suffice, libraries wouldn't need to have the rest of the universities attached.
-- Judith Martin, "Miss Manners" columnist and author

I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
-- Isaac Newton, Brewster's Memoirs of Newton. Vol. ii. Chap. xxvii.