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Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
— Desiderius Erasmus
Chess, like mathematics and music, is a nursery for child prodigies.
— Jamie Murphy prodigies quote
He continued to be an infant long after he ceased to be a prodigy.
— Robert Moses
What a chimera then is man. What a novelty! What a monster, what a chaos, what a contradiction, what a prodigy. Judge of all things, imbecile worm of the earth; depositary of truth, a sink of uncertainty and error: the pride and refuse of the universe.
— Blaise Pascal
A glimpse of any one moment in a life can be deeply misleading. A man at 20 who appears the model of altruism may turn out to be a kind of emotional prodigy
— prodigies quotation by Joshua Wolf Shenk
It is reported of that prodigy of parts, Monsieur Pascal, that till the decay of his health had impaired his memory, he forgot nothing of what he had done, read, or thought, in any part of his rational age. This is a privilege so little known to most men, that it seems almost incredible to those who, after the ordinary way, measure all others by themselves; but yet, when considered, may help us to enlarge our thoughts towards greater perfections of it, in superior ranks of spirits.
When I noticed how my own children were effortlessly able to use all this sophisticated technology, at first I thought, 'My children are prodigies!' But then I noticed all their friends were like them, so that was a bad theory.
I was never a prodigy.
Nobody told me I was a child prodigy.
I've heard that, but since I'm computer illiterate I don't know how it all works. But since I'm on Prodigy tonight, I'm learning a lot through my typist, Peter.
I tried painting for a short time and realized that I was not a child prodigy at painting.
I'm a trained fine artist. I went to art school from the time I was 5 years old. I was, like, a prodigy out of Chicago. I'd been in national competitions from the age of 14.
Look at the real prodigies, and I look like nothing compared to them.
For every child prodigy that you know about, at least 50 potential ones have burned out before you even heard about them.
Child prodigy is a curse because you've got all those terrible possibilities.