Genius Quotes

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Common sense is as rare as genius.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Genius is one of the many forms of insanity.
Cesare Lombroso
Talent does what it can, Genius does what it must.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Aldous Huxley

My dear boy, no woman is a genius. They are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly. Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of mind over morals.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
Genius - To know without having learned to draw just conclusions from unknown premises to discern the soul of things.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Dwight d. eisenhowe - every gun that is made, every warship launched,...
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
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
The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
Walter Lippmann
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little - Understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.
George Steine
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.
Oscar Levant
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Genius is nothing but continued attention.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
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
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel.
William Hazlitt
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.
Thomas A. Edison
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
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
Anonymous
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
George - Louis Leclerc de Buffon
When a man comes to die, no matter what his talents and influence, and genius, if he dies unloved his life must be a failure to him and dying a cold horror. It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure to the world.
John Steinbeck, East of Eden
Talent hits a target no one else can hit Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Genius is perseverence in disguise.
Mike Newlin
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
He attacked everything in life with a mix of extrordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which.
Douglas Adams
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
Denis Diderot
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Good sense travels on the well - worn paths genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.
Cesare Lombroso
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
George Bernard Shaw
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well - Timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist, 1891
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety - Nine percent perspiration.
Thomas Edison
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
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