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There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
~By Aristotle ~


Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
~By John Dryden ~


It is always well to get near to men of genius.
~By William Henry Moody ~


It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


It will work. I am a marketing genius.
~By Paris Hilton ~


He's a tremendous guy. And what's more, he's virtually a genius in the field of management.
~By John Wozniak ~


Genius is eternal patience.
~By Michelangelo ~


Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.
~By Edgard Varese ~


In sheer genius Pascal ranks among the very greatest writers who have lived upon this earth. And his genius was not simply artistic; it displayed itself no less in his character and in the quality of his thought.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
~By Hannah More ~


The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in.
~By Stephen Vizinczey ~


We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
~By Joseph Priestley ~


Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.
~By Edmund Spenser ~


Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.
~By Simone Weil ~


Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
~By Margot Fonteyn ~


The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


Genius is independent of situation.
~By Charles Churchill ~


The genius of our country is improvisation, and jazz reflects that. It's our great contribution to the arts.
~By Ken Burns ~


Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
~By Janet Flanner ~


All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly.
~By Alexander Hamilton Stephens ~


The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


I have never been an innovator, a creative genius.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
~By Madame de Stael ~


Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
~By Aristotle ~


First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


When I edit, I'm not from the school of Hello, I'm a genius, so everybody shut up. I'm from the school of Let's play it once in front of an audience, and then I'll tell you where it is going.
~By Garry Marshall ~


The historian must have some conception of how men who are not historians behave. Otherwise he will move in a world of the dead. He can only gain that conception through personal experience, and he can only use his personal experiences when he is a genius.
~By E. M. Forster ~


To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
~By Minna Antrim ~


But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
~By Carl Sagan ~


To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.
~By William R. Alger ~


It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought grows old and worn with usage it should, like current coin, be called in, and, from the mint of genius, reissued fresh and new.
~By Alexander Smith ~


When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
~By W. H. Murray ~


The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The genius of the French language, descended from its single Latin stock, has triumphed most in the contrary direction - in simplicity, in unity, in clarity, and in restraint.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


Common sense is genius in homespun.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Action, so to speak, is the genius of nature.
~By Robert Blair ~


No woman has ever been an authentic genius of the stature of men, but that does not enrage me.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
~By Denis Diderot ~


During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire seems to have been trying - half unconsciously, perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


When my nephew was 3 and 4, he would say the most genius things. He said, You're hammer macho with FBI dogs. I thought it was just one of those great lines.
~By Beck ~


Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


It seldom happens that a premature shoot of genius ever arrives at maturity.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more.
~By Pierre Beaumarchais ~


The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ~


Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
~By Albert Einstein ~


There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it.
~By Andre Malraux ~


Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.
~By Anthony Hope ~


A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
~By Ezra Pound ~


Ismail Merchant was just the most seductive, passionate, outrageous, driven, genius of a man.
~By Glenn Close ~


Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


The meetings of the legislature at Springfield then first brought together that splendid group of young men of genius whose phenomenal careers and distinguished services have given Illinois fame in the history of the nation.
~By John George Nicolay ~


The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Charlie Chaplin's genius was in comedy. He has no sense of humor, particularly about himself.
~By Lita Grey Chaplin ~


Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
~By Madame de Stael ~


The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


The man who does not know other languages, unless he is a man of genius, necessarily has deficiencies in his ideas.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
~By Joe Theismann ~


Mike gets to play four roles this time, if we ever did it again, he will play my role as well. He is a comic genius, everyone wants to be in this movie, let's hope that everyone will wish to see it as well.
~By Michael York ~


The capacity of the female mind for studies of the highest order cannot be doubted, having been sufficiently illustrated by its works of genius, of erudition, and of science.
~By James Madison ~


Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance.
~By Alain Prost ~


We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
~By Anna Pavlova ~


As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius - in those days, I thought Einstein was the only genius around.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
~By Aneurin Bevan ~


When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


I truly miss the genius of the music of John Lennon, as I'm sure everybody does.
~By Peter Fonda ~


Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


And indeed if you think you're a genius at something, what you achieve is very much according to your expectations; if you think you're no good, you're not going to get anywhere.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


Since when was genius found respectable?
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


Rules and models destroy genius and art.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


There is no genius in life like the genius of energy and industry.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


Genius, when young, is divine.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The media works in sound bites. They can make you look like a genius or stupid.
~By Kato Kaelin ~


It's a lucky child that knows that they're a genius, unaimed and all that.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn.
~By Henri Bergson ~


Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.
~By Albert Pike ~


Industry is a better horse to ride than genius.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
~By Stendhal ~


Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
~By Akira Kurosawa ~


Only a genius can play a fool.
~By Michael Rapaport ~


The function of genius is to furnish cretins with ideas twenty years later.
~By Louis Aragon ~


Australians are geniuses with a good sense of humour.
~By Fred Schneider ~


Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses.
~By Cesare Lombroso ~


Dandyism is a variety of genius.
~By William Hazlitt ~


I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction.
~By Charles Babbage ~


This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
~By Mark Akenside ~

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