Knowledge is a process of piling up facts wisdom lies in their simplification.Martin H. Fischer
Good habits result from resisting temptation.Ancient Proverb
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.Albert Einstein
Most cars on our roads have only one occupant, usually the driver.Carol Malia, BBC Anchorwoman
Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.Lillian Hellman
If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search... I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.Nikola Tesla, New York Times, October 19, 1931
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled, and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.