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Little Einstein. One interesting anecdote, told by Otto Neugebauer, a historian of science, goes like this: As he was a late talker, his parents were worried. At last, at the supper table one night, he broke his silence to say, "The soup is too hot." Greatly relieved, his parents asked why he had never said a word before. Albert replied, "Because up to now everything was in order."
"An open mind and time is the only thing that stands between fiction and reality."
The illusion of free choice. "Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws." -Mayer Amschel Rothschild
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities. Oscar Wilde
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. Leonardo da Vinci
The best prison ever invented is the one that you are not even aware of you are locked up in.
“The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.” - Banksy