An expert is a person who knows more and more about less and less, until he knows absolutely everything about absolutely nothing.
The less a person knows, the more of his statements are understandable to the general public.
Beautiful rhetoric is often riddled with ambiguity.
The easiest way to test how great a person is in a particular area is to see if he can win several consecutive wagers related to that area.
A specialist is a person who avoids small mistakes, inevitably moving towards a big mistake.
The number of squabbles over any item is inversely proportional to its true value.
Never say that a statement is important until you have made it.
Always leave some space in your plans so that if you fail, you can include an explanation of what happened.
Every innovative idea - in science, politics, art and elsewhere - triggers three stages of reaction. They can be summarized as follows:
1. It is impossible. And don't waste my time!
2. It may very well be, but you should not do it.
3. I have always said that this is a great idea.
Well-established technology tends to be more popular than new technology.
In reality, it is only the name that can be associated with the facts that matters, and not the facts themselves.
The quality of a child's upbringing is inversely proportional to the number of nannies employed by him. This proportion is also true for creativity.
There are two types of people: those who divide people into two types, and those who do not.
There are four types of people:
1. Those who sit quietly with folded hands.
2. Those who say that you need to quietly sit back.
3. Those who do something.
4. Those who say that something needs to be done.
No amount of genius can save a person from excessive attention to detail.
Random choice is the privilege of the Lord alone.
A man with only one clock knows exactly what time it is. A man with a two watch is never sure of that.