Genius Quotes


339 Genius quotes:



"Talent may be in time forgiven, but genius never"
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"In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty."
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"There was never a genius without a tincture of madness."
"Genius Borrows nobly."
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"Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world alters the world"
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"The greatest genius is the most indebted person."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Accept your genius and say what you think."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Genius has somewhat of the infantine; But of the childish not a touch or taint."
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"Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores."
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"It takes a genius to whine appealingly."
Author: Fitzgerald Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have is this. When I have a subject in mind. I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it... the effort which I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought."
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue; and no genius can long or often utter anything which is not invited and gladly entertained by men around him."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer."
"Genius has no taste for weaving sand."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes Dullness Quotes
"Genius is sorrow's child."
"I really cannot know whether I am or am not the Genius you are pleased to call me, but I am very willing to put up with the mistake, if it be one. It is a title dearly enough bought by most men, to render it endurable, even when not quite clearly made out, which it never can be till the Posterity, whose decisions are merely dreams to ourselves, has sanctioned or denied it, while it can touch us no further."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should be an inventor."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men -- that is genius."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it."


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