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A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man. (Quote by - Carl Sandburg)

It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow. (Quote by - Vladimir Nabokov)

Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or of love, now repeated and hardened into usage (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed. (Quote by - Jean Anouilh)

The function of genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions - which time and mediocrity can solve. (Quote by - Hugh Trevor-Roper)

Vivutur ingenio, that damn'd motto there Seduced me first to me a wicked player. (Quote by - George Farquhar)

Perhaps what we sometimes call "genius" is simply a refusal to altogether let go of childhood imagination. (Quote by - Michael Cibenko)

Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty. (Quote by - Charles Peguy)

Saying that a great genius is mad, while at the same time recognizing his artistic worth, is like saying that he had rheumatism or suffered from diabetes. Madness, in fact, is a medical term that can claim no more notice from the objective critic than he grants the charge of heresy raised by the theologian, or the charge of immorality raised by the police. (Quote by - James Joyce)

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. (Quote by - Fulton J. Sheen)

Immortality is the genius to move others long after you yourself have stopped moving (Quote by - Frank Rooney)

Ridicule is the Burden of Genius. (Quote by - Daffy Duck)

There's a Genius in all of us. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old! (Quote by - May Sarton)

The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius. (Quote by - George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon)

What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality? (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Caricature is the tribute that mediocrity pays to genius. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The word genius isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein. (Quote by - Joe Theisman)

Genius - To know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul of things. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Everything I do, I feel is genius. Whether it is or it isn't. (Quote by - Rufus Wainwright)

God bestows upon one man genius without patience and upon another man patience without genius. The relative achievements of the two are often surprising. (Quote by - Walter C. Klein)

He'll go for years on pulling off a prank, ... His genius in that one was not pulling a prank on me. (Quote by - Brad Pitt)

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)


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