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All genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery. (Quote by - Otto Weininger)

Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up. (Quote by - Max Beerbohm)

From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Genius is only a greater aptitude for patience. (Quote by - George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon)

Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius. (Quote by - Robert Hughes)

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

Accept your genius and say what you think. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Genius can probably run on ahead and seek out new ways; but the good artists who follow after genius - and I count myself among these - have to restore the lost connection once more. (Quote by - Kathe Kollwitz)

Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame. (Quote by - Lydia M Child)

Many men of genius must arise before a particular man of genius can appear. (Quote by - Isaac D'Israeli)

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

Any 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. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

The essence of genius is to know what to overlook. (Quote by - William James)

Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities. (Quote by - Madame de Stael)

I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child. (Quote by - Vladimir Nabokov)

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. (Quote by - Horace)

Genius has no youth, but starts with the ripeness of age and old experience. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Genius is intensity. The man who gets anything worth having is the man who goes after his object as a bulldog goes after a cat - with every fiber in him tense with eagerness and determination. (Quote by - C. Holman)

There is the same difference between talent and genius that there is between a stone mason and a sculptor (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men--that is genius. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)


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