Genius Quotes

339 Genius quotes:

"Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn."
"Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"The wardrobe guy [of Blow] was a genius. He was so tapped into that period and he brought me the ugliest things I'd ever seen and then they were somehow beautiful."
Author: Depp Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"What makes men of genius, or rather, what they make, is not new ideas, it is that idea -- possessing them -- that what has been said has still not been said enough."
Author: Delacroix Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless of attainment by labor alone. Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius, without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little."
Author: Hayden Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together."
Author: Lichtenberg Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"All the means of action -- the shapeless masses -- the materials -- lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.''"
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"People are always asking that a person should be perfect. Wayne is a genius as a player - he has everything - and he also has a temperament. But you can't ask people to be perfect."
Author: Eriksson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"I just think that on the bedrock of his creative genius, there resided in Shakespeare a male psyche and a female psyche and that they both dwelled very creatively and energetically inside him."
Author: Kingsley Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"The lamp of genius burns quicker than the lamp of life."
Author: Schiller Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses - and that's probably enough for any man"
Author: Heston Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"It's my guess that those cutting-edge artists who attack tradition secretly believe tradition will survive to enshrine them as the wild and crazy geniuses who destroyed it"
Author: Holland Quotes Category: Genius Quotes Tradition Quotes
"No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings."
"with all the other geniuses. I was mesmerized when I heard him live."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Talent does whatever it wants to do. Genius does only what it can."
Author: Delacroix Quotes Category: Genius Quotes French Artist Quotes
"He [T. E. Lawrence] had a genius for backing into the limelight."
Author: Thomas Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened."
"Man is a genius when he is dreaming."

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