Genius Quotes

Edward george earle lytton bulwer - lytton - every man who observes vigilantly and resolves...
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

Here is a great body of our Jewish citizens from whom have sprung men of genius in every walk of our varied life; men who have conceived of its ideals with singular clearness; and led enterprises with sprit & sagacity... They are not Jews in America, they are American citizens.
Woodrow Wilson
Douglas adams - he attacked everything in life with a mix of...
Beauty is a form of genius - - Is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
Oscar Wilde
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

When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing.
Epictetus
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
Talent does what it can, Genius does what it must.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Oscar wilde - genius is born - - not paid....
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear - Cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves, which leave us to wonder at the possibility that there may be something to them that we are missing.
Gamel Abdel Nasse
Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame.
Lydia M. Child
The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius is limited.
Unknown
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Albert Einstein
The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
Margaret Fulle
Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better.
Carl Jung
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
A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
Max Gluckman
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear, 1915
Common sense is as rare as genius.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He was a genius - That is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities.
Robertson Davies, "Fifth Business".
Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
Crazy people who are productive are geniuses. Crazy people who are rich are eccentric. Crazy people who are neither productive nor rich are just plain crazy. Geniuses and crazy people are both out in the middle of a deep ocean geniuses swim, crazy people drown. Most of us are sitting safely on the shore. Take a chance and get your feet wet.
Michael J. Gel
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Method of Nature (1841)
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Joseph Addison
Brain researchers estimate that your unconscious database outweighs the conscious on an order exceeding ten million to one. This database is the source of your hidden, natural genius. In other words, a part of you is much smarter than you are. The wise people regularly consult that smarter part.
Michael J. Gel
Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein.
Joe Theismann, Former quarterback
Be you in what line of life you may, it will be amongst your misfortunes if you have not time properly to attend to pecuniary monetary matters. Want of attention to these matters has impeded the progress of science and of genius itself.
William Cobbett
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the Headless Monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
Sir Charles Spencer Charlie Chaplin
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin
There is no great genius free from some tincture of madness.
Seneca
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist, 1891
When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head!
William Blake
Mediocrity does not see higher than itself. But talent instantly recognizes the genius.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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