The test of a first rate intelligence …

Steve Simon

2005-04-20

Categories: Quotations Tags: Human side of Statistics

The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. F Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), American novelist, in The Crackup, 1936. Quote found at BMJ 2005;330:783 (2 April), doi:10.1136/bmj.330.7494.783