Genius Quotes

Hoshang n. akhta - an intelligent fool can make things bigger, more...
As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs.
William Blake, "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell", 1790

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist, 1891
Cesare lombroso - good sense travels on the well - worn paths...
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear - Cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make us wonder at the possibility that there may be something to them - which - we are missing.
Gamal Abdel Nasse
Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
Malcolm Cowley

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Talk not of genius baffled, Genius is master of man. Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
E. R. Bulwer - Lytton, Last Words (1860)
Genius is childhood recaptured.
Bauldlaire
E. f. schumache - any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more...
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F Scott
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
George - Louis Leclerc de Buffon
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
Ian Fleming
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Author Unknown
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Joseph Addison
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
If we wish to know the force of human genius we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning we may study his commentators.
William Hazlitt
The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition for greatest, ingenuity for poetry, sensuality for art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Talent does what it can, Genius does what it must.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
True genius is always inborn and never cultivated, let alone learned.
Adolf Hitler, Mien Kampf
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
Denis Diderot
Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
Joe Theismann
Whereas in art nothing worth doing can be done without genius, in science even a very moderate capacity can contribute to a supreme achievement.
Bertrand Russell
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.
Thomas A. Edison
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Boldness in itself is genius.
L. Ron Hubbard
Since when was genius found respectable?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius is limited.
Unknown
The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
Margaret Fulle
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
There is no great genius free from some tincture of madness.
Seneca
Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
Edith Sitwell
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Benjamin Disraeli
Probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone.
John F. Kennedy, Describing a dinner for Nobel Prize winners, 1962
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
Elbert Hubbard