Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better.
The word 'belief' is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it - I don't need to believe it.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Alexander McCall Smith
Leonard Alfred George Strong