Often misattributed to George Washington. Probably originated from a spurious quote in "A Life of Washington, Vol. II" by James Paulding, p. 209: "It is impossible to govern the universe without the aid of a Supreme Being"
“Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
Often misattributed to Albert Einstein.
Often attributed to Benjamin Franklin, but the earliest occurrence of this quotation was found in a book from 20th century.
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“We always tend to distrust geniuses about genius, as if what they say didn't arouse much empathy in us, or as if we were waiting till some more reliable source of information came along...”