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There is no genius free from some tincture of madness (Quote by - Seneca)

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active. (Quote by - Leonardo da Vinci)

What is the good of being a genius if you cannot use it as an excuse for being unemployed? (Quote by - Gerald Barzan)

The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something. (Quote by - Gamal Abdel Nasser)

Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

Any fool can write a novel but it takes real genius to sell it. (Quote by - J. G. Ballard)

There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

He whose wisdom exceeds his works, to what may he be likened? To a tree whose branches are numerous but whose roots are few. The wind comes along and uproots it and sweeps it down. (Quote by - The Talmud)

Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius. (Quote by - Albert Pike)

Of the three prerequisites of genius; the first is soul; the second is soul; and the third is soul. (Quote by - Edwin P. Whipple)

Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of genius (Quote by - William Blake)

Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation. (Quote by - John Denham)

The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy (Quote by - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

Genius is immediate, but talent takes time. (Quote by - Janet Flanner)

Genius is the capacity for seeing relationships where lesser men see none. (Quote by - William James)

Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Genius is born, not paid. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Too often we forget that genius, too, depends upon the data within its reach, that even Archimedes could not have devised Edison's inventions (Quote by - Ernest Dimnet)

UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity. (Quote by - Dennis Ritchie)

You are all geniuses, and you are all beautiful. You don't need anyone to tell you who you are. You are what you are. Get out there and get peace, think peace, live peace, and breathe peace, and you'll get it as soon as you like. (Quote by - John Lennon)

Enthusiasm is that secret and harmonious spirit which hovers over the production of genius. (Quote by - Isaac Disraeli)

I've never met a genius. A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates. Anybody can do well at something he loves -- it's just a question of finding the subject. (Quote by - Clint Eastwood)

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