Wisdom and Ignorance
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Less than fifteen percent of the people do any original thinking on any subject... The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
I was asked by the customs if I had anything to declare. I said: Yes, I'd like to declare -- I'm a genius!
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Half a man's life is devoted to what he calls improvements, yet the original had some quality which is lost in the process.
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
Education is an admirable thing, but nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.
Just because you've been wiping your ass for twenty years, that doesn't mean you've been doing it right.
Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of Truth.