Genius Quotes

Lydia m. child - genius hath electric power which earth can never...
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden

As it must not, so genius cannot be lawless; for it is even that constitutes its genius - - The power of acting creatively under laws of its own origination.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel johnson - a man of genius has been seldom ruined but by...
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - - Either by themselves or by others.
Unknown
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back.
Edgar Lee Masters
The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
Margaret Fulle
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann von Goethe
Lord essex - genius is entitled to respect only when it...
Nothing in the world will take away persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than an unsuccessful man with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Calvin Coolidge
Intellectuals solve problems geniuses prevent them.
Albert Einstein
Genius - To know without having learned to draw just conclusions from unknown premises to discern the soul of things.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F Scott
Genius is childhood recaptured.
Bauldlaire
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.
Thomas A. Edison
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
George - Louis Leclerc de Buffon
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
Gertrude Stein
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - The great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
W. B. Yeats
What makes men of genius, or rather, what they make, is not new ideas, it is that idea - Possessing them - That what has been said has still not been said enough.
Eugene Delacroix
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
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Cicero
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 we are missing.
Gamel Abdel Nasse
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Since when was genius found respectable?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - Either by themselves or by others.
Mark Twain
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
George Bernard Shaw
The unconscious self is the real genius. Your breathing goes wrong the moment your conscious self meddles with it.
Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, 1903
Luck is a tag given by the mediocre to account for the accomplishments of genius.
Robert A. Heinlein
Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
Malcolm Cowley
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
Ian Fleming
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam on those that are without while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
Hannah More
Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill - Judged outlay.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge