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  1. Picture quote by Arthur Schopenhauer about genius

    Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see. ⏤ Arthur Schopenhauer


  2. Picture quote by Warren Buffett about plan

    An idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan. ⏤ Warren Buffett


  3. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about genius

    A genius always presents himself as a fool. ⏤ Chinese Proverbs


  4. Picture quote by Thomas A. Edison about genius

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


  5. Picture quote by Oscar Levant about mind

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


  6. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about wisdom

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


  7. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about wisdom

    The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has it limits. ⏤ Albert Einstein


  8. Picture quote by Robertson Davies about people

    Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them. ⏤ Robertson Davies


  9. Picture quote by Seneca about genius

    There is no great genius without some touch of madness ⏤ Seneca


  10. Picture quote by An Wang about success

    Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius. ⏤ An Wang


  11. Picture quote by Pietro Aretino about wisdom

    Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius. ⏤ Pietro Aretino


  12. Picture quote by Bruce Feirstein about success

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


  13. Picture quote by Elbert Hubbard about genius

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


  14. Picture quote by Michelangelo about genius

    Genius is eternal patience. ⏤ Michelangelo


  15. Picture quote by E. F. [Ernst Friedrich] Schumacher about simplicity

    Any intelligent 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. ⏤ E. F. [Ernst Friedrich] Schumacher



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

Marilyn Monroe

Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Genius is one of the many forms of insanity.

Cesare Lombroso

If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

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

Bruce Feirstein

A genius always presents himself as a fool.

Chinese Proverbs

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

Thomas A. Edison

Excessive fear and self-doubt that were the greatest detractors of personal genius.

Robert Kiyosaki

A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.

Thomas A. Edison

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

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.

Aristotle

Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.

Margot Fonteyn

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.

Charles Bukowski

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

Pablo Picasso

There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.

Aristotle

Genius is an intellect that has become unfaithful to its destiny.

Arthur Schopenhauer

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.

Victor Hugo

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered -- either by themselves or by others.

Mark Twain

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Genius is eternal patience.

Michelangelo Buonarroti

Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.

Robertson Davies

Those who dance are thought mad by those who do not hear the music.

Anonymous

A man of genius can hardly be sociable, for what dialogues could indeed be so intelligent and entertaining as his own monologues?

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Winston Churchill

Genius must be born, and never can be taught.

John Dryden

It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.

Gertrude Stein

The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.

Edgar Allan Poe

Genius is independent of situation.

Charles Churchill

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade.

Benjamin Franklin

Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.

Edward Dahlberg

Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.

Bern Williams

To see things in the seed, that is genius.

Lao Tzu

Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.

Simone Weil

Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings it out.

Marguerite Blessington

Genius is nothing more than inflamed enthusiasm.

Unknown

We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.

Aldous Huxley

Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.

Heinrich Heine

First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius.

Simone de Beauvoir

I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Leonardo da Vinci

The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in.

Stephen Vizinczey

One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.

Man Ray

Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks.

Henry Ward Beecher

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

Benjamin Franklin

So few people think. When we find one who really does, we call him a genius

Unknown

Genius is sorrow's child.

John Adams

Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an inhabitual way.

William James

Everybody denies I am a genius --but nobody ever called me one!

Orson Welles

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

Thomas Carlyle

The first and last thing required of genius is, love of the truth.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.

John Dryden

Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.

Benjamin Disraeli

The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest weeds.

David Hume

The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.

William James

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

Genius is childhood recaptured.

Jean Baudrillard

The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm.

Bryant H. McGill

Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.

Christian Nevell Bovee

Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.

W. H. Auden

I have nothing to declare except my genius.

Oscar Wilde

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.

E. B. White

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The real people of genius were resolute workers not idle dreamers.

George Henry Lewes

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

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

Pablo Picasso

There is no off position on the genius switch.

David Letterman

For 37 years I've practiced 14 hours a day, and now they call me a genius.

Pablo de Sarasate

Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple.

Woody Guthrie

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.

Clint Eastwood

Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.

Denis Diderot

Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.

Germaine De Stael

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

James Joyce

What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

Louisa May Alcott

Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.

John Ciardi

His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.

Thomas A. Edison

Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Oscar Wilde

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.

E. F. Schumacher

The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.

Sid Caesar

I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.

Oscar Wilde

The greatest genius will never be worth much if he pretends to draw exclusively from his own resources.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.

Gertrude Stein

The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

H. R. TrevorRoper

Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.

Thomas Carlyle

The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.

Lydia Maria Child

When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.

Elbert Hubbard

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.

Max Beerbohm

True genius sees with the eyes of a child and thinks with the brain of a genius.

Puzant Kevork Thomajan

Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.

C. W. Ceran

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