Genius Quotes

Adolf hitle - the leader of genius must have the ability to...
Universities are of course hostile to geniuses, which, seeing and using ways of their own, discredit the routine as churches and monasteries persecute youthful 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
Carl sagan - but the fact that some geniuses were laughed at...
The genius of the American system is that we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people.
Phil Gramm
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Arthur Schopenhaue

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
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
George - Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Talent does what it can, Genius does what it must.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Jonathan Swift, Thoughts on Various Subjects
F. scott fitzgerald - genius is the ability to put into effect what is...
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Seneca, Epistles
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
His intelligence seized on a subject, his genius embraced it, his eloquence illuminated it.
Paterculus
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
Robert G. Ingersoll
If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.
Larry Leissne
The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius is limited.
Unknown
The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy.
Johnson
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear, 1915
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - - Either by themselves or by others.
Unknown
Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
Malcolm Cowley
First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
Johann von Goethe
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".
The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - - And a lot of courage - - To move in the opposite direction.
Hoshang N. Akhta
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - - And a lot of courage - - To move in the opposite direction.
E. F. Schumache
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)
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
Samuel Johnson
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
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
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
Boldness in itself is genius.
L. Ron Hubbard
Genius is perseverence in disguise.
Mike Newlin
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Genius - To know without having learned to draw just conclusions from unknown premises to discern the soul of things.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce