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We are apt to assume a man's greatness from his talent. We confuse the tool with the workman. But a witty pen may contain no wisdom, a bewigged judge may be quite at a loss outside the law court, and a politician proposing to govern an empire may be utterly unable to govern his life!

-- Notebooks Category 12: Reflections > Chapter 6: The Profane and The Profound > # 70

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