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Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that. (Quote by - Jean Baptiste Lacordaire)

Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

As diamond cuts diamond, and one hone smooths a second, all the parts of intellect are whetstones to each other; and genius, which is but the result of their mutual sharpening, is character too. (Quote by - Cyrus Augustus Bartol)

People think it must be fun to be a super genius, but they don't realize how hard it is to put up with all the idiots in the world. (Quote by - Calvin & Hobbes)

The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage. (Quote by - Aneurin Bevan)

The genius of the (original) novel is they were the mother and father of what Atlanta was going to become, ... Would I have written a better novel than Margaret Mitchell? Hell no. (Quote by - Pat Conroy)

Creative people must entertain lots of silly ideas in order to receive the occasional strokes of genius (Quote by - Marshall Cook)

People of genius whenever they are faced with misfortune find resources within themselves. (Quote by - Brouhours)

It takes no genius to observe that a one-man band never gets very big (Quote by - Charles Garfield)

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius. (Quote by - Arthur Conan Doyle Sr.)

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization. (Quote by - Adrienne Clarkson)

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking life by the scruff of the neck. (Quote by - Christopher Quill)

Innovators and men of genius have almost always been regarded as fools at the beginning (and very often at the end) of their careers. (Quote by - Fyodor Dostoyevsky)

There is no moral virtue in being endowed with genius rather than talent: It is a gift of the gods or the luck of the genes. (Quote by - Dorothy Green)

Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up (Quote by - Terry Pratchett)

Genius is one of the many forms of insanity (Quote by - Cesare Lombroso)

He was a genius. To think all these years on his comedy is still making us laugh (Quote by - Eddie Izzard)

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. (Quote by - Bruce Feirstein)

Men of genius are not to be analyzed by commonplace rules. The rest of us who have been or are leaders, more commonplace in our quality, will do well to remember two things. One is never to forget posterity when devising a policy. The other is never to think of posterity when making a speech. (Quote by - Robert Menzies)

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

True genius sees with the eyes of a child and thinks with the brain of a genie (Quote by - Puzant Kevork Thomajan)

The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

Freedom is the only law which genius knows. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

It don't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep (Quote by - Cowboy Proverb)


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