Genius Quotes

Ralph waldo emerson, the method of nature (1841) - talent finds its models, methods, and ends in...
Cesare lombroso - good sense travels on the well - worn paths...

Intellectuals solve problems geniuses prevent them.
Albert Einstein
Genius is only a greater aptitude for patience.
George - Louis Leclerc de Buffon
In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
John Henry Cardinal Newman
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

Epictetus, discourses - when you close your doors, and make darkness...
A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.
Thomas A. Edison
The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius.
Rebecca Pepper Sinkle
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
George - Louis Leclerc de Buffon
All the means of action - The shapeless masses - The materials - Lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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 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
In this world no one rules by love if you are but amiable, you are no hero to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
John Henry Newman
Mediocrity can talk but it is for genius to observe.
Benjamin Disraeli
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
William Hazlitt
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
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
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Aristotle
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein.
Joe Theismann, Former quarterback
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
Henry David Thoreau
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear, 1915
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
Genius - To know without having learned to draw just conclusions from unknown premises to discern the soul of things.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - Either by themselves or by others.
Mark Twain
It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant.
Margaret Fulle
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Benjamin Disraeli
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
Joseph Addison
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
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
Gertrude Stein
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
Ian Fleming
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe