Wapointe on Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire

The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking

— A. A. Milne

“Seek truth from facts” 實事求是

— first quoted by Mao Zedong and further promoted by Deng Xiaoping