Leó Szilárd

In order to succeed it is not necessary to be much cleverer than other people. All you have to do is be one day ahead of them.

Leó Szilárd, quoted in “Close-up: I’m looking for a market for wisdom. Leo Szilard, Scientist”, Life, Vol. 51, No. 9 (September 1, 1961), p. 75