Quotable #32: Great Minds


“There are some minds which, although of a superior order, are underrated through want of a recognised standard by which to measure them. They are like a precious metal for which there is no test.” — Joseph Joubert, Pensées of Joubert, 1896


About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkLaw and Facebook. My email is edmarklaw@learnfunfacts.com
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6 Responses to Quotable #32: Great Minds

  1. Agreed! “Many are too smart to be understood by the majority, therefore the title of idiot bestowed.” Kimberly Mann 🙂

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  2. Lilypad says:

    In other words, “don’t cast pearls before swine.” 😉

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  3. jmnowak says:

    Only mediocrity needs to label or categorize people, so that they become less afraid of them. 🤷

    Liked by 1 person

  4. B. says:

    It’s almost always the case for those people who are far beyond their time..

    Liked by 1 person

  5. True and powerful words of Reality, Edmark.

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