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Genius Quotes

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To see things in the seed, that is genius.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom Beginnings

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Genius is one percent inspiration
and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Edison

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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

Everyone is born a genius,
but the process of living de-geniuses them.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

When you have shut your doors, and darkened your room,
remember, never to say that you are alone,
for you are not alone, but God is within,
and your genius is within.
- Epictetus

Not all Heroes wear capes.
- On an Apple Inc. "Genius Bar" T-shirt

Genius always finds itself a century too early.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is called genius is the
abundance of life and health.
- Henry David Thoreau

I'm not a genius.
I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

There's a fine line between genius and insanity.
I have erased this line.
- Oscar Levant

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When nature has work to be done,
she creates a genius to do it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Albert Einstein

Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity;
so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
- Henry David Thoreau

The difference between stupidity and genius
is that genius has its limits.
- Albert Einstein

Towering genius disdains a beaten path.
It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
- Josh Billings

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius
and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring.
- Marilyn Monroe

Rules and models destroy genius and art.
- William Hazlitt

Every true genius is bound to be naive.
- Friedrich Schiller

Genius may have its limitations,
but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

I can't tell you if genius is hereditary,
because heaven has granted me no offspring.
- James Whistler

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
- E. B. White

Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
- Akira Kurosawa

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation
of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
- Winston Churchill

Since when was genius found respectable?
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

The genius which runs to madness is no longer genius.
- Otto Weininger

I've learned any fool can write a bad ad,
but it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

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

He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed
word can strike dumb the loquacious,
is a genius or a hero.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish.
Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage
of coal and fish at the same time.
- Aneurin Bevan

One science only will one genius fit;
so vast is art,
so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

I have never been an innovator, a creative genius.
- Lawrence Welk

Industry is a better horse to ride than genius.
- Walter Lippmann

Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.
- Anthony Hope

A man possesses talent; genius possesses the man.
- Isaac Stern

If my impressions are correct, our educational planing
mill cuts down all the knots of genius,
and reduces the best of the men who go through it to much the same standard.
- Simon Newcomb

If we will maintain our hope and confidence in the genius of our people,
they will work out this problem, and their ability
and industry will bring us back to normal conditions.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Genius is nothing but continued attention.
- Claude Adrien Helvetius

Olivier was another case of a genius,
who couldn't understand why anybody would have any trouble doing this,
because for him it came so easily.
- James Lipton

A science is any discipline in which the fool of this
generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
- Max Gluckman

The media works in sound bites.
They can make you look like a genius or stupid.
- Kato Kaelin

Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world;
it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
- George Sand

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

The function of a genius is not to give new answers,
but to pose new questions which time and mediocrity can resolve.
- Hugh Trevor-Roper

The problem with Ireland is that it's a country full of genius,
but with absolutely no talent.
- Hugh Leonard

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.
- Kathe Kollwitz

Genius is childhood recalled at will.
- Charles Baudelaire

My job is to pay attention to my children's genius
and allow those leanings to lead them to their future.
- Lisa Whelchel

Marriage requires a special talent, like acting.
Monogamy requires genius.
- Warren Beatty

It takes application, a fine sense of value,
and a powerful community-spirit for a people to have serious leisure,
and this has not been the genius of the Americans.
- Paul Goodman

Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp
of the individual who possesses it.
- Madame de Stael

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
- Thomas Carlyle

I figured if the plane goes down, I'll go with a great
genius and will always have my name connected with his.
- Matthew Sweet

The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake,
has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays
to the genius of its time.
- Joseph Lewis

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself,
but talent instantly recognizes genius.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.
- Anthony Hope

Doorman - a genius who can open the door of your car with one hand,
help you in with the other, and still have one left for the tip.
- Dorothy Kilgallen


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