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When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.
-- Johnathan Swift

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
-- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Why is it that wherever I go, the resident idiot heads straight for me?
-- Gwynn Thomas

You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.
-- James Thurber

Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence.
-- Henrik Tikkanen

I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, "I don't know."
-- Mark Twain

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things, freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
-- Mark Twain

Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.
-- Mark Twain

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
-- Voltaire

"Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before," Bokonon tells us. "He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way."
-- Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

The truth is more important than the facts.
-- Frank Lloyd Wright