Quotations that match 'genius'.

I do feel very strongly that this is one of the things which people need encouragement to sort out, because I have this very strong feeling that everybody is probably a genius at something, it's just a question of finding this.
[ Because Encouragement Everybody Feel Feeling Finding Genius Just Need Out Probably Question Something Sort Strong Strongly Things Very Which]
And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to escape whatever people are expecting of them. Otherwise you become like a factory worker.
[ Able Actors Become Escape Expecting Factory Genius Otherwise Them Think Whatever Worker]
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they work in it because they excel.
[ Any Because Excel Genius Profession Work]
Genius is independent of situation.
[ Genius Independent Situation]
But I just know from experience that accent wise, even if you're an accent genius, crossing the Atlantic is the hardest thing in the world either way.
[ Accent Atlantic Crossing Either Even Experience Genius Hardest Just Know Thing Way Wise World]
It is the union of independence and dependence of these branches - legislative, executive and judicial - and of the governmental functions possessed by each of them, that constitutes the marvellous genius of this unrivalled document.
[ Branches Constitutes Dependence Document Each Executive Functions Genius Governmental Independence Judicial Legislative Marvellous Possessed Them These Union]
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
[ Absolute Empty Flamboyant Genius Labels Luggage Minister Prime Putting]
Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
[ Being Beliefs Both Cannot Cases Contact Even Few Genius Go Habits Ideas Know New Old Our Out Own Position Something Sometimes Stuck Thoughts Us Want]
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.
[ Blunt Character Deep Genius High Imagining Instinct Judges Men Quick Size Thinking Trivial Up Which]
We allow no geniuses around our Studio.
[ Allow Around Geniuses Our Studio]
Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened.
[ Genius Intervened Laughter Men Mercifully Out Set Young]
Genius is eternal patience.
[ Eternal Genius Patience]
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
[ Ability Effect Genius Into Mind Put Your]
Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.
[ Altogether Crowd Genius Good Great Lunatics Men Never Paths Ready Reason Sense Travels Treat Why Without]
Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
[ Because Carrey Comic Desire Funny Genius Good Harder Him Jim Overcoming Public Simply Time]
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
[ Always Ambassadors Authors Best Churches Colleges Common Even Executives Genius Inventors Legislatures Most Newspapers Nor States United]
Any fool can write a novel but it takes real genius to sell it.
[ Any Fool Genius Novel Real Sell Takes Write]
UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.
[ Basically Genius Operating Simple Simplicity System Understand Unix]
If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that.
[ Absolute Better Different Film Genius Hours Mediocrity Might Minutes Much Pay Rather See Some Something Stick Than Two Vision Will Work Worth Would]
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
[ Against Appears Confederacy Dunces Genius Him Know Sign True]
Genius, when young, is divine.
[ Divine Genius Young]
One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
[ Characteristics Fire Genius Lighting Own Power Strongest]
To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.
[ Difficult Easily Genius Impossible Mark Others Talent]
I think they should take everyone who works for The National Enquirer and the Star, and everyone who works for Us Weekly, and put them all to work looking for terrorists. I think they would find the terrorists. All of them. It would be genius!
[ Enquirer Everyone Find Genius Looking National Put Should Star Take Terrorists Them Think Us Weekly Work Works Would]
Man is a genius when he is dreaming. Dreams
[ Dreaming Genius Man]
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
[ Genius See Seed Things]
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
[ Genius Great Madness Some Touch Without]
During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire seems to have been trying - half unconsciously, perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius.
[ Activity Been Discover During Earlier Express Fundamental Genius Half His Perhaps Period Quality Seems Trying Unconsciously Voltaire]
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.
[ Few Geniuses Humility Left More Needs Us World]
To understand Europe, you have to be a genius - or French.
[ Europe French Genius Understand]
The definition of genius, really, should be that that person can do what the rest of us have to learn how to do.
[ Definition Genius How Learn Person Really Rest Should Us]
I'm the artist formally known as Beck. I have a genius wig. When I put that wig on, then the true genius emerges. I don't have enough hair to be a genius. I think you have to have hair going everywhere.
[ Artist Beck Emerges Enough Everywhere Formally Genius Going Hair Known Put Then Think True Wig]
You may think me crude, and probably I am crude, but I am not so crude as I was, for I am clever enough to see that the girl of nineteen who thought herself a genius was only an unusual girl writing her heart out.
[ Am Clever Crude Enough Genius Girl Heart Her Herself May Nineteen Only Out Probably See Think Thought Unusual Writing]
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
[ Common Does Genius Grows Life Never Place Privilege Rest Us]
I realized what you could do in motion pictures by surrounding yourself with geniuses.
[ Could Geniuses Motion Pictures Realized Surrounding Yourself]
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.
[ Accompanies Alone Always Attainment Envied Genius Gift Greatest Hopeless Intellectual Labor Little Nothing Though Will Without]
Genius, scholar, and war hero though he is, you have to admit - or maybe you should think about admitting - that George Bush might have rushed things a little in invading Iraq.
[ Admit Admitting Bush Genius George Hero Invading Iraq Little Maybe Might Rushed Scholar Should Things Think Though War]
A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.
[ Anything Except Genius Living Make]
Andy Warhol is the only genius I've ever known with an I.Q. of 60.
[ Andy Ever Genius Known Only Warhol]
What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
[ Again Become Begin Boy Child Childhood Day Disappears Even Everything Genius Great Grows Happen May Might Painter Precocious Real Some Taken Then Trace Up Will Without Zero]
The genius of the economic machine is in its ability to convert these indulgences into profitability. It converts desire into attention, a grip on our eyeballs and eardrums, which in turn can be marketed to advertisers.
[ Ability Advertisers Attention Convert Converts Desire Economic Eyeballs Genius Grip Indulgences Into Machine Marketed Our Profitability These Turn Which]
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.
[ Drudgery Genius Man Put School Sentence Treadmill True]
One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.
[ Genius His Obstinacy Satisfactions]
Every true genius is bound to be naive. Intelligence
[ Bound Every Genius Naive True]
What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.
[ Already Been Enough Genius Idea Ideas Inspires Moves New Obsession Said Still Their Those Work]
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
[ Genius Jealousy Mediocrity Pays Tribute]
Many now born, by the time they are voters will compose part of a nation with a genius nowhere equaled, and with a vast territory upon which those energies and that genius can operate.
[ Born Compose Energies Equaled Genius Many Nation Now Nowhere Operate Part Territory Those Time Upon Vast Voters Which Will]
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
[ Desperation Genius Powerful Sometimes]
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.
[ Becomes Book Dead Genius Man Masterpiece Never Talent]
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
[ Alone Begins Finishes Genius Great Labor Them Works]
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.
[ Coal Could Fish Genius Island Made Mainly Only Organizing Produce Same Shortage Surrounded Time]
Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.
[ Acquaintance Companion Even Genius Inseparable Moderation Nodding Wisdom]
There are people who possess not so much genius as a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century, or even of the decade, before it has done so itself.
[ Before Century Certain Decade Desires Done Even Genius Itself Much Perceiving Possess Talent]
Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius, or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.
[ Between Dali Genius Hesitates Man Might Once Said Talent Vice Virtue]
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.
[ Age Always Author Been Books Burning Genius Ignorant Imprisonment Opinion Pays Sake Time Tribute]
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
[ Also Brothers Clown Columbus Does Fact Geniuses Imply Laughed Some Were Wright]
The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field.
[ Art Born Developed Field Geniuses Grasses Grew History Individual Means Music Musicians Out Soil Supporting Them Through Were West]
I truly miss the genius of the music of John Lennon, as I'm sure everybody does.
[ Does Everybody Genius John Lennon Miss Music Sure Truly]
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wit in their literature.
[ Acute Being Exquisitely Genius Hence Humour Literature Little Much Spanish Subtle Their Wit Without]
I am the farthest thing from a computer genius.
[ Am Computer Farthest Genius Thing]
Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more.
[ Because Believe Born Genius Great Lord More Took Trouble Yourself]
If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius - it wasn't a hype. If you hype it and it fails, then it was just a hype.
[ Fails Genius Hype Just Something Succeeds Then]
Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.
[ Begin Boldness Completed Earnest Engage Genius Grows Heated Magic Mind Minute Only Power Seize Then Very Will Work]
I have never been an innovator, a creative genius.
[ Been Creative Genius Innovator Never]
All of us, who are members of the Germanic peoples, can be happy and thankful that once in thousands of years fate has given us, from among the Germanic peoples, such a genius, a leader, our Fuehrer Adolf Hitler, and you should be happy to be allowed to work with us.
[ Adolf Allowed Among Fate Genius Germanic Given Happy Hitler Leader Members Once Our Peoples Should Such Thankful Thousands Us Work Years]
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
[ Capacity Conflicting Evaluation Genius Hazardous Information Resides True Uncertain]
The historian must have some conception of how men who are not historians behave. Otherwise he will move in a world of the dead. He can only gain that conception through personal experience, and he can only use his personal experiences when he is a genius.
[ Behave Conception Dead Experience Experiences Gain Genius His Historian Historians How Men Move Must Only Otherwise Personal Some Through Use Will World]
All of a sudden, those few pages of script that he had shown me with the weird images I could visualize all of that in my brain, and I knew that there was this mad little genius at work here and I really wanted to do the film.
[ Brain Could Few Film Genius Had Here Images Knew Little Mad Pages Really Script Shown Sudden Those Visualize Wanted Weird Work]
I am a genius who has written poems that will survive with the best of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Keats.
[ Am Best Genius Keats Poems Shakespeare Survive Will Wordsworth Written]
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.
[ Any Beyond Discipline Fool Generation Genius Go Last Point Reached Science Which]
I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the variety of rhythm offer me opportunities that all of human genius will never exhaust.
[ Each Exhaust Genius Human Know Never Notes Octave Offer Opportunities Rhythm Twelve Variety Will]
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
[ Begets Difference Friendship Genius Love Order Same Taste]
The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
[ Einstein Genius Hiroshima Leads]
If you are a genius, you'll make your own rules, but if not - and the odds are against it - go to your desk no matter what your mood, face the icy challenge of the paper - write.
[ Against Challenge Desk Face Genius Go Icy Make Matter Mood Odds Own Paper Rules Write Your]
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
[ Charm Conceit Consciousness Danger Even Finest Genius Goodness Great Long Modesty Much Overlooked Possessing Power Real Satisfy Should Spoils Talent Using Well Will]
Genius is the talent of a person who is dead.
[ Dead Genius Person Talent]
Genius is rarely able to give any account of its own processes.
[ Able Account Any Genius Give Own Processes Rarely]
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. Intelligence
[ Bright Closer Everyone Genius Geniuses Ideas Least Once Real Simply Their Together Year]
Genius is childhood recalled at will.
[ Childhood Genius Recalled Will]
Since when was genius found respectable?
[ Found Genius Respectable Since]
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
[ Action Being Genius Imagination Inherited Lying Never Often Rarely Reason Talent Understanding]
If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.
[ Ability Accurately Anything Attention Called Chiefly Consists Genius Give Keeps Mind Sides Steadily Subject Surveyed Till Which]
There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent.
[ Clever Enough Genius Much Plenty Talent Too Writers Young]
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
[ Better Brain Discerning Genius Gives Good Grammar Learning Liquor Maintain Nonsense Puzzle Schoolmasters Their]
Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
[ Both Candor Genius Innocence Noble Power Qualities]
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
[ Dangerous Genius Mediocrity Republic]
Talent does whatever it wants to do. Genius does only what it can.
[ Does Genius Only Talent Wants Whatever]
The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
[ Criticism Death Dread Genius]
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
[ Begin Boldness Dream Genius Magic Power Whatever]
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
[ Age Carry Child Enthusiasm Genius Into Losing Mean Never Old Secret Spirit Which Your]
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
[ Books Delivered Down Generation Genius Great Leaves Legacies Mankind Posterity Presents Those Unborn Which Yet]
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
[ Genius Makes Moment Prudence Quick Use]
If a professional musician in a symphony orchestra is playing Beethoven. But this particular orchestra have played this particular chestnut so many times, they can play it in their sleep. Does the genius remain present in the music or not?
[ Beethoven Does Genius Many Music Musician Orchestra Particular Play Played Playing Present Professional Remain Sleep Symphony Their Times]
Genius is a word too often tossed around in musical circles.
[ Around Circles Genius Musical Often Too Tossed Word]
Talent works, genius creates.
[ Creates Genius Talent Works]
No woman has ever been an authentic genius of the stature of men, but that does not enrage me.
[ Authentic Been Does Ever Genius Men Stature Woman]
To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.
[ Allied Appreciate Closely Correctly Created Exercise First Genius Maxim Mind Requires Use Valuable Vital Which]
The only way you can get good, unless you're a genius, is to copy. That's the best thing. Just steal.
[ Best Copy Genius Get Good Just Only Steal Thing Unless Way]
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.
[ Car Door Genius Hand Help Left Open Other Still Tip Your]
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.
[ Apologizing Around Bores Feet Fools Genius Goes Having Incessantly Inclined Large Later Life Raise Should Swiftly Those Too Wonder World Youth]
Could we teach taste or genius by rules, they would be no longer taste and genius.
[ Could Genius Longer Rules Taste Teach Would]
Australians are geniuses with a good sense of humour.
[ Australians Geniuses Good Humour Sense]
In sheer genius Pascal ranks among the very greatest writers who have lived upon this earth. And his genius was not simply artistic; it displayed itself no less in his character and in the quality of his thought.
[ Among Artistic Character Displayed Earth Genius Greatest His Itself Less Lived Quality Ranks Sheer Simply Thought Upon Very Writers]
Dandyism is a variety of genius.
[ Genius Variety]
Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.
[ Being Considerably Dead Every Genius Helped Man]
Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it.
[ Does Fertilize Genius Interpret Itself Much Perfected World]
Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy.
[ Angle Different Every Fellows Genius His Man Sees Tragedy World]
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.
[ Any Bigger Complex Courage Direction Fool Genius Intelligent Lot Make More Move Opposite Takes Things Touch]
Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.
[ Conversation Enriches Genius School Solitude Understanding]
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.
[ Bosom Brother Caution Counselor Elder Experience Friend Genius Guardian Hope Life Make Perseverance Succeed Wise Wish Your]
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
[ Does Genius Must Talent]
Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
[ Einstein Every Genius Hiroshima Leads Negative Positive Price Terms Value]
It's not that complicated. If you hear something and it makes you want to hear it again, that's the ticket. You have to be lucky enough to find geniuses, welcome them and get out of their way.
[ Again Complicated Enough Find Geniuses Get Hear Lucky Makes Out Something Their Them Ticket Want Way Welcome]
Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.
[ Genius Seeing Straight Talent Things]
Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought; it is always in advance of its time, and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes.
[ Advance Always Eye Generation Genius Intellect Pioneer Precedes Thought Time Very Which Wing]
Well, you cannot think of cinema now, and you cannot think of cinema in the UK and not place Chaplin in the most extraordinary elevated context, if there can be such a thing, in that he was a genius, he was unique.
[ Cannot Chaplin Cinema Context Elevated Extraordinary Genius Most Now Place Such Thing Think Uk Unique Well]
All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly.
[ Genius Hand Lies Profoundly Study Subject]
We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.
[ Genius Ideas Idiots Know Later Nature Provide Twenty Years]
First, make yourself a reputation for being a creative genius. Second, surround yourself with partners who are better than you are. Third, leave them to go get on with it.
[ Being Better Creative First Genius Get Go Leave Make Partners Reputation Second Surround Than Them Third Yourself]
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one. Intelligence
[ Cracked Found Genius More Often Pot Than Whole]
There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.
[ Delirium Every Frightened Genius Had Head Him His Idea Life Madman Misunderstood Only Prepared Shining Solution Whom Whose]
We can all be geniuses because one definition of genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains.
[ Because Capacity Definition Genius Geniuses Infinite Pains Taking]
An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius.
[ Audience Critical Dark Genius Imbecile Imbeciles Individual May Member Never Thousand Together Wrong]
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
[ Bundle Experience Genius Just Tremendous]
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.
[ Action Born Genius May Must Never Pains Place Taught Time Wrought]
It requires genius to make a good pun - some men of bright parts can't reach it.
[ Bright Genius Good Make Men Parts Pun Reach Requires Some]
The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable.
[ Against Any Common Condition Dynamics Each Found Genius Inconceivable Isolate Make Obscure Oppressor Other Reality Rebellion Slave Slaves System United Which]
Of all the projects I've worked on, I've never worked with another director like Billy Friedkin. I think he's a genius.
[ Another Billy Director Genius Never Projects Think Worked]
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.
[ Ask Been Better Between Discrepancy Genius His Human Indeed Less Little Might Oneself Qualities Sometimes Such Talent Whether]
There is no off position on the genius switch.
[ Genius Off Position Switch]
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
[ Few Genius Offended See Someone Them]
Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity. There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things. All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.
[ Astonishing Common Doing Done Faculties Genius Greater Intensity Materials More Nothing Ordinary Refined Than Things Ways]
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
[ Genius Humanity Rusts Use Want]
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.
[ Author Child Distinguished Genius Speak Think Write]
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
[ Age Carrying Events Every Extraordinary Flows Forth Genius Heat Mass Melt Men Occur Present Remain Them Unless Up Within]
Industry is a better horse to ride than genius.
[ Better Genius Horse Industry Ride Than]
The function of genius is to furnish cretins with ideas twenty years later.
[ Function Furnish Genius Ideas Later Twenty Years]
The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds.
[ Allow America Best Bring Deeds Genius Great Hearts Land Night Open Our Renewed Shores Still Undiscovered Visions Winds]
We have to set our own agenda, we have to set our own standards, we have to be very strong about what we want, we have to be very strong about our passion and if it's not right for you, you shouldn't do it just because you're advised by so-called geniuses.
[ Advised Agenda Because Geniuses Just Our Own Passion Right Set So-Called Standards Strong Very Want]
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.
[ Above Believe Book Characteristic Energy Force Genius Given Goodness Greatest Judge Punches]
This homage has been rendered not to me - for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me - but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius.
[ Achievement Been Better Does Fertile Genius Homage Lack Polish Rendered Soil Than Writers]
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.
[ Best Correct Cuts Down Educational Genius Go Impressions Knots Men Mill Much Our Reduces Same Standard Through]
I feel very fortunate to have been associated with people such as Rodgers and Hammerstein. I think they were geniuses of their time.
[ Associated Been Feel Fortunate Geniuses Hammerstein Rodgers Such Their Think Time Very Were]
Mike Patton is a genius... It is definitely the hardest music I've ever played.
[ Definitely Ever Genius Hardest Mike Music Patton Played]
The only genius that's worth anything is the genius for hard work.
[ Anything Genius Hard Only Work Worth]
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
[ Alone Art Come Finds Genius Hell High His Joy Man Such Water Will Work]
Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations.
[ Become Best Choice Class Education Equal First General Generations Genius Intellectual Know Men Nobody Number Opportunity Shall Social Their Unless Vocational Welcome Woman Women Work]
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
[ Every Genius Grows Into Man Observes Resolves Steadfastly Unconsciously]
The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls, and it is impossible to say that in some among them, drawing and color are better or worse than in others.
[ Among Better Color Differ Drawing Expression Genius Impossible Men Modes Much Others Say Some Souls Than Their Them Worse]
My job is to pay attention to my children's genius and allow those leanings to lead them to their future.
[ Allow Attention Children Future Genius Job Lead Pay Their Them Those]
Reason is mechanical, wit chemical, and genius organic spirit.
[ Chemical Genius Mechanical Organic Reason Spirit Wit]
No one turns down a film with Woody; it's something everyone wants in their career as an important moment. He's such a comedic genius, without question, so I was thrilled.
[ Career Comedic Down Everyone Film Genius Important Moment Question Something Such Their Thrilled Turns Wants Without Woody]
Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
[ Genius Possess Possesses Talent]
Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
[ Any Day Genius Give Idiot Over Smart Stupid]
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
[ Almost Common Genius More Nothing Persistence Place Proverb Take Talent Than Unsuccessful Will World]
Talent is a faculty that is highly developed, but genius commands all the faculties.
[ Commands Developed Faculties Faculty Genius Highly Talent]
The problem with Ireland is that it's a country full of genius, but with absolutely no talent.
[ Absolutely Country Full Genius Ireland Problem Talent]
The simplest of women are wonderful liars who can extricate themselves from the most difficult dilemmas with a skill bordering on genius.
[ Bordering Difficult Dilemmas Extricate Genius Liars Most Simplest Skill Themselves Women Wonderful]
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
[ Adversity Conceals Genius Prosperity Reveals]
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something.
[ Americans Clear-Cut Complicated Genius Make Might Missing Moves Never Only Possibility Rest Something Stupid Us Which Wonder]
Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
[ Age Genius Inevitable Sign Uncreative Worship]
It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of enduring institutions and rooted principles there is ample room for the rich fertility of American political invention.
[ American Ample Constitution Enduring Fertility Genius Institutions Invention Our Political Principles Rich Room Rooted Shelter Under]
We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
[ Age Geniuses Ten Up]
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
[ Ability Appear Belonged Category Different Genius Leader Make Must Opponents]
The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return. Government
[ Along Class Drudge Ever Genius Get Heavy Inequity Kept Majority Most Nothing Our Paying Questioning Return Ruling System Taxes Where Which]
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
[ Courage Fire Genius Set Talent]
Is it not in the most absolute simplicity that real genius plies its pinions the most wonderfully?
[ Absolute Genius Most Pinions Real Simplicity Wonderfully]
A man possesses talent; genius possesses the man.
[ Genius Man Possesses Talent]
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.
[ Both Degree Genius Go Imagination Intelligence Lofty Love Making Neither Nor Soul Together]
Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.
[ Avoid Complexity Fools Geniuses Ignore Pragmatists Remove Some Suffer]
The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
[ Although Always Compound Drafts Draws Due End Genius Honored Interest May Paid Posterity Soon Sure True Upon Which]
The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place... is called genius.
[ Able Being Between Called Difference First Genius Inventing Place Something Understand]
I also think if you're an actor and you can improvise, when you go on an audition and you can improvise you're just a genius. If you can, you know, take a Tide commercial and you can just say one funny line that's not in the commercial they think you're a genius.
[ Actor Also Audition Commercial Funny Genius Go Improvise Just Know Line Say Take Think Tide]
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.
[ Ability Back Bring Conditions Confidence Genius Hope Industry Maintain Normal Our Out Problem Their Us Will Work]
Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.
[ Ability Daily Emotions Experience Genius Renew]
Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself.
[ Degree Everyone Exists Faculties Few Free Full Genius Growth Itself Limited Manifest Natural Play Possession Some Where Will]
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
[ Between Erased Fine Genius Insanity Line]
To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.
[ Canadian Civilization Complex Does Fragmented Genius Mean Our Paradox]
This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
[ Acquire Could Doth Ever Every Experience Felt Form Genius His Human Life Mankind Now Only Own Passion Path Shakespeare Walked Which Will Yield]
The genius of our country is improvisation, and jazz reflects that. It's our great contribution to the arts.
[ Arts Contribution Country Genius Great Improvisation Jazz Our Reflects]
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.
[ After Ahead Among Artists Connection Count Follow Genius Good Lost More Myself New Once Out Probably Restore Run Seek These Ways]
Genius is one of the many forms of insanity.
[ Forms Genius Insanity Many]
He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius.
[ Acquire Afraid Censure Death Dread Fame Genius Himself Must Show Would]
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
[ Genius Great Madness Mixture Without]
I've learned any fool can write a bad ad, but it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
[ Ad Any Bad Fool Genius Good Hands His Keep Learned Off Real Takes Write]
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
[ Always Created Eternity First Follow Genius God Great Law Limit Made Make Measurement Nature Our Ourselves Out Own Sky Then Us Want]
Only a genius can play a fool.
[ Fool Genius Only Play]
The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
[ Amount Been Chief Contained Courage Danger Dare Eccentric Eccentricity Few Generally Genius Marks Mental Moral Now Proportional Society Time Vigor]
I think one of the geniuses of Bound and The Matrix and Memento is the complete collaboration of the effort. There were no rotten apples.
[ Apples Bound Collaboration Complete Effort Geniuses Matrix Memento Rotten Think Were]
When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance - I find it genius because it's ultimate expression, really.
[ Back Because Body Dance Every Expression Find Genius Movement Part Realize Really Single Step Ultimate Use Watch]
Governmental aid is a drawback rather than an assistance, as, although it may facilitate in the routine of artistic production, it is an impediment to the development of true artistic genius.
[ Aid Although Artistic Assistance Development Drawback Facilitate Genius Governmental Impediment May Production Rather Routine Than True]
The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.
[ Claimed Death Else Genius Monuments Outlive Poets Stone Survives Will]
The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
[ Believe Electrical Function Genius Intuitive Movement Spiritual Tendency Women]
The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.
[ Essence Genius Know Overlook]
Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.
[ Friendship Genius Itself Love Rarer Than]
Genius is of no country.
[ Country Genius]
We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in colour and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
[ Able Administrative Colour Course Fire Fit Geniuses Into Orders Our Ourselves Pattern Reveal Should Society Some Sound Take Towering Types Us Would]
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
[ Calm Dumb Genius Hero Seldom Speaks Strike Well-Timed Word]
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.
[ Everything Genius Incompleteness Prefers Saying Should Shudders Silence Something True Usually Which]
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
[ Age Cleanliness Endeavour Extravagance Genius Hard Must Riot Seems Succeeded Work]
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
[ Ever Existed Genius Great Madness Some Touch Without]
There are very few men of genius in advertising agencies. But we need all we can find. Almost without exception they are disagreeable. Don't destroy them. They lay golden eggs.
[ Advertising Agencies Almost Destroy Disagreeable Eggs Exception Few Find Genius Golden Lay Men Need Them Very Without]
Genius is an overused word. The world has known only about a half dozen geniuses. I got only fairly near.
[ Dozen Fairly Genius Geniuses Got Half Known Near Only Overused Word World]
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
[ Does Genius Must Talent]
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
[ Born Genius Must Never Taught]
In our own time it has been seen... that simple children, roughly brought up in the wilderness, have begun to draw by themselves, impelled by their own natural genius, instructed solely by the example of these beautiful paintings and sculptures of Nature.
[ Beautiful Been Begun Brought Children Draw Example Genius Impelled Instructed Natural Nature Our Own Paintings Roughly Sculptures Seen Simple Solely Their Themselves These Time Up Wilderness]
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
[ Common Enough Genius Instinct Sense]
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
[ Ability Genius Might Profound Say Simple Thing Way]
In Mozart and Salieri we see the contrast between the genius which does what it must and the talent which does what it can.
[ Between Contrast Does Genius Mozart Must Salieri See Talent Which]
It will work. I am a marketing genius.
[ Am Genius Marketing Will Work]
It's a lucky child that knows that they're a genius, unaimed and all that.
[ Child Genius Knows Lucky]
Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.
[ Genius Happen Happened Intelligence Recognizes Will]
Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.
[ Changes Commerce Fate Genius Nations]
Gene Roddenberry was a genius.
[ Gene Genius]
Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.
[ Aim Being Best Genius Intelligible Unless]
There is nothing in the genius of America more precious today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance in its application to our own people.
[ America Application Genius More Nothing Our Own Political Precious Religious Spirit Than Today Tolerance]
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
[ Enthusiasm Every Genius Must Production]
Then I heard this genius teacher Stella Adler - I recommend you read anything you might find about her and if you have anyone interested in theatre, you get them one of her books.
[ Adler Anyone Anything Books Find Genius Get Heard Her Interested Might Read Recommend Stella Teacher Theatre Them Then]
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.
[ First Genius Guy Idiot Invented Other Three Wheel]
Ismail Merchant was just the most seductive, passionate, outrageous, driven, genius of a man.
[ Driven Genius Just Man Merchant Most Outrageous Passionate Seductive]
Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
[ Genius Immediate Takes Talent Time]
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
[ Achievement Ambition Been Block Effort Failure First Forms Genius Human Intellectual Most Produce Rank Supreme Talent Used Way Women]
They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.
[ Fates Geniuses Great Mostly Mothers Sad Say]
A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.
[ Above Genius Likely Mediocrity More Rise Sensitive Shrewd Somewhat Talent Than Too World]
Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
[ Anybody Better Beware Clearly Genius Inspiration Magic Notions See Should Sort Things Used Wand Wants]
I am a genius. Then it amused me to keep saying so, but now it does not. I expected to be happy sometime. Now I know I shall never be.
[ Am Amused Does Expected Genius Happy Keep Know Never Now Saying Shall Sometime Then]
The poverty from which I have suffered could be diagnosed as "Soho" poverty. It comes from having the airs and graces of a genius and no talent.
[ Airs Comes Could Diagnosed Genius Graces Having Poverty Suffered Talent Which]
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
[ Always Amount Been Character Contained Courage Eccentricity Generally Genius Had Mental Proportional Society Strength Vigor Where Which]
All genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery.
[ Chaos Conquering Genius Mystery]
We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age.
[ Age Civilized Genius Great Hold Most Poem Produced Proof Splendid Wonderful]
In some parts of life, like mathematics and science, yeah, I was a genius. I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by.
[ Could Ever Genius Life Mathematics Measure Parts Science Scores Some Top Would Yeah]
Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.
[ Childhood Genius Recovery Will]
And indeed if you think you're a genius at something, what you achieve is very much according to your expectations; if you think you're no good, you're not going to get anywhere.
[ According Achieve Anywhere Expectations Genius Get Going Good Indeed Much Something Think Very Your]
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
[ Born Everyone Genius Living Process Them]
T Bone is genius. The way they've recorded my voice and the instrumentation to these songs is really quite extraordinary.
[ Bone Extraordinary Genius Instrumentation Quite Really Recorded Songs These Voice Way]
In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
[ Amiable Dominion Genius Hero Love Must Organizing Powerful Rules Strong World]
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
[ Been Genius Himself Man Ruined Seldom]
With the stones we cast at them, geniuses build new roads with them.
[ Build Cast Geniuses New Roads Stones Them]
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
[ Genius Handicapped Limitations May Stupidity Thus]
Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.
[ Born Everyone Few Genius Keep Minutes Most Only]
The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.
[ Always Expression Eye Genius Language Natural Pathos]
A neurotic can perfectly well be a literary genius, but his greatest danger is always that he will not recognize when he is dull.
[ Always Danger Dull Genius Greatest His Literary Neurotic Perfectly Recognize Well Will]
Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.
[ Cannot Even Genius Imagine Man Poverty Rich Short]
It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists.
[ Advantage Consists Craft Employing Genius Gift Large Life Own Part Vicissitudes]
Learning is the ally, not the adversary of genius... he who reads in a proper spirit, can scarcely read too much.
[ Adversary Ally Genius Learning Much Proper Read Reads Scarcely Spirit Too]
Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius.
[ Acting Genius Marriage Monogamy Requires Special Talent]
Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.
[ Capacity Genius Man Ordinary See Sees Ten Things Where]
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
[ Difficult Doing Easily Find Genius Impossible Others Talent]
No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
[ Alone Arrive Being Genius Into Talent Talented Transforms Work]
First have being in your mind. Make real in your mind then bring that being into reality. The genius is he who sees what is not yet and causes it to come to be.
[ Being Bring Causes Come First Genius Into Make Mind Real Reality Sees Then Yet Your]
I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius.
[ Better Concludes Democratic Draw Favor Genius Good Idiot Idiots Line Next Principle Someone Step Takes Than Two]
Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.
[ Better Else Genius Given More None Others Produce Same Talents Than Time Vigor]
When I edit, I'm not from the school of Hello, I'm a genius, so everybody shut up. I'm from the school of Let's play it once in front of an audience, and then I'll tell you where it is going.
[ Audience Edit Everybody Front Genius Going Hello Once Play School Shut Tell Then Up Where]
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
[ Blazing Descends Dull Earth Genius Inert Men Meteor Often Only Society Stone]
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.
[ Convenient Evil Genius More Procrastination Season Tarry Til Whispered]
But I don't think I have any particular talent for prediction, because when you have three or four elements in hand, you don't have to be a genius to reach certain conclusions.
[ Any Because Certain Conclusions Elements Four Genius Hand Particular Prediction Reach Talent Think Three]
Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius.
[ Genius His Our Popular Rejected Runs Stereotype Time Unpopular]
Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.
[ Allowed Always Been Blood Cleaned Genius Hammer Hands Leeway Once Pried Some Up]
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
[ African Dreams Genius Snow Up]
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.
[ Creates Folly Genius Good Only Preserves Sense Sublime Taste Without]
Genius - to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul of things.
[ Conclusions Discern Draw Genius Having Just Know Learned Premises Soul Things Unknown Without]
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
[ Active Doing Genius Least Lofty Men Most Work]
There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men, especially the most prominent one of the community, the master's master, the genius of the age.
[ Age Community Does Especially Fellow Genius Himself His Historical Know Knows Master Men Most Prominent Self-Knowledge]
He's a tremendous guy. And what's more, he's virtually a genius in the field of management.
[ Field Genius Guy Management More Tremendous Virtually]
The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
[ Democracies Even Express Genius Great Ideas Introduced More New Number Only Seen Words]
Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius.
[ Forces Genius Highest Susceptibility]
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
[ Difficult Effort Experience Genius Last Limit Most Secure Simplicity Thing World]
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
[ Capacity Genius Infinite Pains Taking]
I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
[ Affliction Defect Either Genius Given Gods Had Him Known Man Pay Physical Some Spiritual]
I wouldn't say jamie is an evil genius. I'm not sure he's evil and I'm not sure he's a genius.
[ Evil Genius Jamie Say Sure]
I think you're all mad. But that's part and parcel of being an artistic genius, isn't it?
[ Artistic Being Genius Mad Parcel Part Think]
But at the time when he wrote, Englishmen, with the rarest exceptions, wrote only in French or Latin; and when they began to write in English, a man of genius, to interpret and improve on him, was not found for a long time.
[ Began English Englishmen Exceptions Found French Genius Him Improve Interpret Latin Long Man Only Rarest Time Write Wrote]
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense. Intelligence
[ Anything Common Elegant Genius More Sense Than]
There is no genius in life like the genius of energy and industry.
[ Energy Genius Industry Life]
Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
[ Faculty Genius Little Means More Perceiving Than Way]
I mean, Scorsese's a genius, and that's one way of shooting.
[ Genius Mean Scorsese Shooting Way]
Genius is never understood in its own time.
[ Genius Never Own Time Understood]
We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
[ Able Administrative Color Course Fire Fit Geniuses Into Orders Our Ourselves Pattern Reveal Should Society Some Sound Take Towering Types Us Would]
Mike gets to play four roles this time, if we ever did it again, he will play my role as well. He is a comic genius, everyone wants to be in this movie, let's hope that everyone will wish to see it as well.
[ Again Comic Did Ever Everyone Four Genius Gets Hope Mike Movie Play Role Roles See Time Wants Well Will Wish]
As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius - in those days, I thought Einstein was the only genius around.
[ Around Days Einstein Far Frank Genius Knowing Only Those Thought]
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
[ Genius Length Makes Observations Out Talent Them Writes]
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
[ Always Degree Genius Humor Some]
People think that computer science is the art of geniuses but the actual reality is the opposite, just many people doing things that build on eachother, like a wall of mini stones.
[ Actual Art Build Computer Doing Geniuses Just Many Mini Opposite Reality Science Stones Things Think Wall]
I make no claim to being a business genius. You can make so much money in this business that it loses its value.
[ Being Business Claim Genius Loses Make Money Much Value]
Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old!
[ Baby Capacity Compared Every Few Forget Freshness Genius Grownup Learn Months Old Person Temperament Think Will]
Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.
[ Before Choose Down Exact Full Genius Great Heaps Irregularity Learning Men Method Often Only Pains Pearls Rather Reader Stringing Than Their Them Therefore Throw Too Want]
Charlie Chaplin's genius was in comedy. He has no sense of humor, particularly about himself.
[ Chaplin Charlie Comedy Genius Himself Humor Particularly Sense]
The meetings of the legislature at Springfield then first brought together that splendid group of young men of genius whose phenomenal careers and distinguished services have given Illinois fame in the history of the nation.
[ Brought Careers Distinguished Fame First Genius Given Group History Illinois Legislature Meetings Men Nation Phenomenal Services Splendid Springfield Then Together Whose Young]
I like the idea of taking a true classic written by a true genius and destroying it essentially! I like the idea of bringing it down to earth a bit - and even a bit lower than that.
[ Bit Bringing Classic Destroying Down Earth Essentially Even Genius Idea Lower Taking Than True Written]
How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction; how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction? By instruction understand me to mean knowledge - just knowledge; not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers.
[ Any Equal Equality Exercise Genius How Instruction Inventive Just Knowledge Mean Men Mental Powers Rights Secured Talent Those Understand Without]
Every man is a potential genius until he does something.
[ Does Every Genius Man Potential Something Until]
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.
[ Always Arms Does Genius Know Often Open Ready Receive Talent Very World]
They shaved my head, eyebrows. This is not a sci-fi picture. It's not a fantasy picture. You're dealing with something that's supposed to be in reality. But we had a genius makeup artist.
[ Artist Dealing Eyebrows Fantasy Genius Had Head Makeup Picture Reality Sci-Fi Shaved Something Supposed]
What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.
[ Called Empirically Finding Following Genius Inspiration Nose Nothing Other Right Road Romantic Shortcuts Taking Talent Terminology Than]
Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn.
[ Forces Genius Humanity Inertia Learn Which]
Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free competition was wasteful, monopoly efficient. And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly.
[ Achieving Businessmen Competition Efficient Free Genius Learned Many Monopoly Set Simply Wasteful]
Anybody can put things together that belong together. to put things together that don't go together, and make it work, that takes genius like Mozart's. Yet he is presented in the play Amadeus as a kind of silly boy whom the gods loved.
[ Amadeus Anybody Belong Boy Genius Go Gods Kind Loved Make Mozart Play Presented Put Silly Takes Things Together Whom Work Yet]
Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun.
[ Flash Genius Lightning Resembles Sun Wisdom]
A genius knows how to make himself easily understood without being obvious about it.
[ Being Easily Genius Himself How Knows Make Obvious Understood Without]
Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.
[ Aptitude Coming Found Genius Imagination Inherited Often Rarely Reason Understanding]
Which is why, in my lieder concerts, I always strove, when possible, to sing only the works of a single composer, so that the audience could be gradually drawn into a particular creative genius' way of thinking, and could follow him.
[ Always Audience Composer Concerts Could Creative Drawn Follow Genius Gradually Him Into Lieder Only Particular Possible Sing Single Strove Thinking Way Which Why Works]
The media works in sound bites. They can make you look like a genius or stupid.
[ Bites Genius Look Make Media Sound Stupid Works]
Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties.
[ Alone Balance Faculties Fundamental Genius Health Intelligence Other Plus Qualities Quality Sums Supreme Taste Through Up Which]
Rules and models destroy genius and art. Art
[ Art Destroy Genius Models Rules]
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
[ Ambitious Between Difference Especially Genius Learn Long Men Takes Talent Time Women Young]
She was a genius, my mother.
[ Genius Mother She]
Passion is the genesis of genius.
[ Genesis Genius Passion]
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
[ Art Fit Genius Human Narrow Only Science Vast Will Wit]
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.
[ Another Any Anybody Because Came Case Doing Easily Genius Him Olivier Trouble Understand Why Would]
Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses.
[ Among Exception Exceptional Geniuses Goodness Honor Men Rather Rule Speak Than Unfortunately]
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. Science
[ Between Distance Genius Insanity Measured Only Success]
Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance.
[ Balance Find Geniuses Italians Some]
Men of genius sometimes accomplish most when they work the least, for they are thinking out inventions and forming in their minds the perfect idea that they subsequently express with their hands.
[ Accomplish Express Forming Genius Hands Idea Inventions Least Men Minds Most Out Perfect Sometimes Subsequently Their Thinking Work]
Taste is the feminine of genius.
[ Feminine Genius Taste]
Churchill was one of the few men I have met who even in the flesh give me the impression of genius. George Bernard Shaw is another. It is amusing to know that each thinks the other is overrated.
[ Amusing Another Bernard Churchill Each Even Few Flesh Genius George Give Impression Know Men Met Other Overrated Shaw Thinks]
Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
[ Bears Creative Essentially Genius Individual Possesses Stamp]
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
[ Genius Madness Never Without]
David Ortiz is a genius. He's incredible to watch. Over and over, he hits home runs that are simply transcendent.
[ David Genius Hits Home Incredible Over Runs Simply Transcendent Watch]
The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
[ Away Blow Collective Competition Figures Genius Going Harness Her His How Organization Out Person]
Genius is sorrow's child.
[ Child Genius Sorrow]
Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed.
[ Beauty Been Flourish Genius Growth Into Many Oaks Reed Slow Spring Thousand Up Years]
Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
[ Another Genius Inexplicable Magic Point Whole Word]
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
[ Common Consistent Function Genius More Sense Success Than]
The genius of the American system is that through freedom we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people.
[ American Created Extraordinary Freedom Genius Old Ordinary Plain Results System Through]
Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.
[ Bright Clothed Found Genius Gray More Often Peacock Than Virtue]
A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
[ Any Expression Genius Man Mode Right]
It is always well to get near to men of genius.
[ Always Genius Get Men Near Well]
Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.
[ Beaten Genius Hitherto Path Regions Seeks Towering Unexplored]
I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses - and that's probably enough for any man.
[ Any Enough Geniuses Man Played Presidents Probably Saints Three Two]
The genius of our institutions is democratic - baseball is a democratic game.
[ Baseball Democratic Game Genius Institutions Our]
The only folk I can judge are people like Woody Allen who I think is a genius, largely because I think he has beaten the system. He has his own company, and his films are all his own ideas. It's his direction, and so it comes out the way he imagined it.
[ Allen Beaten Because Comes Company Direction Films Folk Genius His Ideas Imagined Judge Largely Only Out Own System Think Way Woody]
Every complete man has his genius. True virtue is genius.
[ Complete Every Genius His Man True Virtue]
Genius is nothing but continued attention.
[ Attention Continued Genius Nothing]
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
[ Combined Common Creative Diligent Exact Experiments Geniuses Means Must Nature Observation Our Profound Rarely Reason Reflection See These Three]
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. Business
[ Behind Common Deal Genius Good Grace Him Leader Leave Sense Situation Successfully Which Without]
The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in.
[ Genius Ignorance Our Race Scientific Survived Truth Us Will]
Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
[ Accomplishes Enthusiasm Genius Sincerity Truth Victories Without]
Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.
[ Always Best First Genius Gives Last Prudence]
Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.
[ Against Capacity Genius Productive Reaction Training]
Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.
[ Fire Flame Genius Talent]
Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.
[ Genius Master Nature Talents]
To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
[ Genius Know Neighbors Self Wisdom]
Nietzsche claimed that his genius was in his nostrils and I think that is a very excellent place for it to be.
[ Claimed Excellent Genius His Nietzsche Place Think Very]
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
[ Brutish Form Genius Goes Great Idiot Individual Man Mass Men Monster Where]
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
[ Calamities General Genius His Host Often Reveal]
Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.
[ Genius Neglected Shabby Truth]
Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.
[ Another Assimilation Contact Fiction Genius Great Less Shape Takes Than]
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
[ Genius Gives God Into Talent Transforms Work]
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
[ Genius Inspiration Ninety-Nine Percent Perspiration]
Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction.
[ Allow Country Dalton Drudgery Elementary Employed Far Genius Good Instruction Knowledge Mr Never Policy Surely Than Valuable Wealthier]
Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
[ Always Evil Genius Other Some Through Turns Up World]
My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.
[ Among Bed Best Brought Certain Experience Genius Kind Out Own Students]
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
[ Being Form Genius Girl Imagine Man May Never Slavery Suffer Try]
Common sense is genius in homespun.
[ Common Genius Sense]
The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
[ Action Allowed Freedom General Genius Insight Interest Masses Might Place Take Were]
Geniuses always think it's easier than we make it out to be.
[ Always Easier Geniuses Make Out Than Think]
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
[ Commentators Force Genius His Human Insignificance Know Learning May Read See Shakespeare Should Study Wish]
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
[ Else Genius Hit Hits See Talent Target]
What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality? Power
[ Expressing Genius Individuality New Power]
The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.
[ Could Fact Genius Impeachment Lay Man Office Punish Punishing Without]
A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul, and formed some probable conjectures, that man was designed for a future state of existence.
[ Athens Conjectures Designed Discoveries Existence Faint Few Formed Future Geniuses Had Human Man Nature Probable Rome Some Soul Spiritual State Sublimest]
The ordinary man casts a shadow in a way we do not quite understand. The man of genius casts light.
[ Casts Genius Light Man Ordinary Quite Shadow Understand Way]
I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot more southern than what my husband cooks. You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn, and we - really, it's more southern. It's Naples and Sicily. It's heavier. It's over-spiced. And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius.
[ Americans Brooklyn Cooks Genius Grew Heavier Husband Interpretation Italian Know Lot More Most Queens Really Sicily Southern Spaghetti Than Think Thought Up]
Action, so to speak, is the genius of nature.
[ Action Genius Nature Speak]
Genius of a kind has always been with me; an empty heart that has taken on a certain wooden quality; an excellent, strong woman's body and a pitiably starved soul.
[ Always Been Body Certain Empty Excellent Genius Heart Kind Quality Soul Starved Strong Taken Woman Wooden]
To understand Mozart's contradictory qualities would indeed be to understand genius.
[ Contradictory Genius Indeed Mozart Qualities Understand Would]
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
[ Cast Darkness Gate Genius Gleam Inhabitant Lamp Light May Only Outer Palace Religion Serve Sits Those While Without]
The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought grows old and worn with usage it should, like current coin, be called in, and, from the mint of genius, reissued fresh and new.
[ Called Coin Current Fresh Genius Grows Mint Much Need New Old Should Thought Thoughts Usage World Worn]
It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
[ African Anything Compare Dreams Genius Imagine Pity Snow Up]
Adlai Stevenson has a genius for saying the right thing, at the right time, to the wrong people.
[ Adlai Genius Right Saying Stevenson Thing Time Wrong]
For 37 years I've practiced 14 hours a day, and now they call me a genius.
[ Call Day Genius Hours Now Practiced Years]
I have learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
[ Ad Any Bad Fool Genius Good Hands His Keep Learned Off Real Takes Write]
And we owe science to the combined energies of individual men of genius, rather than to any tendency to progress inherent in civilization.
[ Any Civilization Combined Energies Genius Individual Inherent Men Owe Progress Rather Science Tendency Than]
Creative genius is a divinely bestowed gift which is the coronation of the few.
[ Bestowed Coronation Creative Divinely Few Genius Gift Which]
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
[ Freedom Genius Knows Law Only Which]
A particularly fine head on a man usually means that he is stupid; particularly deep philosophers are usually shallow thinkers; in literature, talents not much above the average are usually regarded by their contemporaries as geniuses.
[ Above Average Contemporaries Deep Fine Geniuses Head Literature Man Means Much Particularly Philosophers Regarded Shallow Stupid Talents Their Thinkers Usually]
The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal.
[ Advantages Difference Education Equal Even Former Geniuses Give Great Latter Men Must Over Where Women]
The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
[ Frontiers Genius Mark New Opening Originality Perfection Principle]
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
[ Discovered Genius Nation Proverbs Spirit Their Wit]
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
[ Genius Higher Instantly Itself Knows Mediocrity Nothing Recognizes Talent Than]
You don't have to be a political genius to sniff the smell of blood in the water.
[ Blood Genius Political Smell Sniff Water]
Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.
[ Genius Mediocrity Observe Talk]
You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
[ Charm Conceit Danger Finest Genius Gifts Good Goodness Great Little Long Many Modesty Much Need Overlooked Parading Power Real Spoils Talent Them Virtues Will]
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.
[ Americans Application Been Fine Genius Leisure Powerful Sense Serious Takes Value]
Genius is initiative on fire.
[ Fire Genius Initiative]
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
[ Because Geniuses Luckiest Mortals Most Must Same Want]
Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.
[ Domain Else Genius Humility Nothing Real Supernatural Thought Virtue]
I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring. Intelligence
[ Because Genius Granted Heaven Hereditary Offspring Tell]
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
[ Capacity Discipline First Genius Great Little More Receiving Than]
Buddy Rich is one of a kind; he's a genius, and that's all there is to it.
[ Buddy Genius Kind Rich]
Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.
[ Aim Being Best Genius Intelligible Unless]
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
[ Around Doing Genius Lot Much Nothing Really Sit Takes Time]
The function of a genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions which time and mediocrity can resolve.
[ Answers Function Genius Give Mediocrity New Pose Questions Resolve Time Which]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water.
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
[ Expressive Freshness Genius Illiterate Indescribable Mocks Noblest Person Power Unconsciousness]
Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm.
[ Accompanied Always Enthusiasm Genius]
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
[ Appreciates Conversation Does Dog Genius Special Very Your]
Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there.
[ Anyone Butcher Dream Equal Escape Geniuses Into Poet Sleep]
There has been a time on earth when poets had been young and dead and famous - and were men. But now the poet as the tragic child of grandeur and destiny had changed. The child of genius was a woman, now, and the man was gone.
[ Been Changed Child Dead Destiny Earth Famous Genius Gone Grandeur Had Man Men Now Poet Poets Time Tragic Were Woman Young]
As a bull market continues, almost anything you buy goes up. It makes you feel that investing in stocks is a very easy and safe and that you're a financial genius.
[ Almost Anything Bull Buy Continues Easy Feel Financial Genius Goes Investing Makes Market Safe Stocks Up Very]
Rising genius always shoots out its rays from among the clouds, but these will gradually roll away and disappear as it ascends to its steady luster.
[ Always Among Ascends Away Clouds Disappear Genius Gradually Luster Out Rays Rising Roll Shoots Steady These Will]
If beauty isn't genius it usually signals at least a high level of animal cunning.
[ Animal Beauty Cunning Genius High Least Level Signals Usually]
The cult of individuality and personality, which promotes painters and poets only to promote itself, is really a business. The greater the 'genius' of the personage, the greater the profit.
[ Business Cult Genius Greater Individuality Itself Only Painters Personage Personality Poets Profit Promote Promotes Really Which]
The lucky person passes for a genius.
[ Genius Lucky Passes Person]
Clinton's fakery was so deft and deeply ingrained that it was impossible to tell where it ended and the real Bill Clinton began. This constituted a kind of political genius.
[ Began Bill Clinton Constituted Deeply Ended Genius Impossible Ingrained Kind Political Real Tell Where]
The capacity of the female mind for studies of the highest order cannot be doubted, having been sufficiently illustrated by its works of genius, of erudition, and of science.
[ Been Cannot Capacity Doubted Erudition Female Genius Having Highest Illustrated Mind Order Science Studies Sufficiently Works]
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
[ Answers Genius Only Situation Supplies]
His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.
[ Brief Content Define Genius His Inspiration Nine Ninety Percent Perspiration Quite Sentence]
In Goodfellas they have this one scene where the camera goes down some steps and walks through a kitchen into a restaurant and the critics were all over this as evidence of the genius of Scorsese and Scorsese is a genius.
[ Camera Critics Down Evidence Genius Goes Into Kitchen Over Restaurant Scene Scorsese Some Steps Through Walks Were Where]
I figured if the plane goes down, I'll go with a great genius and will always have my name connected with his.
[ Always Connected Down Figured Genius Go Goes Great His Name Plane Will]
From the naturalistic point of view, all men are equal. There are only two exceptions to this rule of naturalistic equality: geniuses and idiots.
[ Equal Equality Exceptions Geniuses Idiots Men Naturalistic Only Point Rule Two View]
Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.
[ Any Engine Genius Insight Moral Motor Real Start Which Will]
Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe.
[ Always Changes Chiefs Exciting First Gaining Genius Great Intrigue Multitude Never Only Over Produces Resort Resource Results Second Secondary Succeeded Those Transforms Universe World Wrought]
Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
[ Always Disorder Gaiety Genius Machine Men Ordinary Presupposes Quality Some]
Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation.
[ Attempt Genius His Less Nor Ought Than Translation Writ]
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
[ Discovery Errors Genius His Makes Man Mistakes Portals]
The first Matrix genius, the second one, what's up with the dancing? I haven't even seen the third one.
[ Dancing Even First Genius Haven Matrix Second Seen Third Up]
When you're young you believe it when people tell you how good you are. And that's the danger, you inhale. Everyone will tell you you're a genius, which you are not, and if you understand that, you win.
[ Believe Danger Everyone Genius Good How Inhale Tell Understand Which Will Win Young]
The genius which runs to madness is no longer genius.
[ Genius Longer Madness Runs Which]
Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.
[ Achieved Almost Artisans Artists Been Genius Men Noblest Philosophers Poets Poor Professional Scholars Things World]
The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.
[ Appearance Birth Equivalent Genius Great Hundred Mediocrities More Single Than]
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
[ Been Finest Genius Humor Justly Perfection Poetic Regarded]
Yesterday I was thinking about the whole idea of genius and creative people, and the notion that if you create some magical art, somehow that exempts you from having to pay attention to the small things.
[ Art Attention Create Creative Genius Having Idea Magical Notion Pay Small Some Somehow Things Thinking Whole Yesterday]
Everybody denies I am a genius - but nobody ever called me one!
[ Am Called Denies Ever Everybody Genius Nobody]
When my nephew was 3 and 4, he would say the most genius things. He said, You're hammer macho with FBI dogs. I thought it was just one of those great lines.
[ Dogs Fbi Genius Great Hammer Just Lines Macho Most Nephew Said Say Things Those Thought Would]
I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
[ Action Becomes Brought Conviction Directed Easily Emulation Establish Genius Gratification Induced Into Latent Merit More Orders Self-Interest Servant Several Some Sordid Than Useful Way Well Youth]
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.
[ Anybody Does Finding Genius Hates Just Loves Met Never Question Someone Something Subject Well]
The genius of the French language, descended from its single Latin stock, has triumphed most in the contrary direction - in simplicity, in unity, in clarity, and in restraint.
[ Clarity Contrary Descended Direction French Genius Language Latin Most Restraint Simplicity Single Stock Triumphed Unity]
But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.
[ Arts Genius Madness Mathematics Same Servant Sister Touched Well]
Everything I do, I feel is genius. Whether it is or it isn't.
[ Everything Feel Genius Whether]
People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.
[ Am Because Famous Genius Hate Internationally Multifaceted Talented Wealthy]
Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
[ Called Einstein Football Genius Guy Nobody Norman Should]
It seldom happens that a premature shoot of genius ever arrives at maturity.
[ Arrives Ever Genius Happens Maturity Premature Seldom Shoot]
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.
[ Able Along Average Beings Composed Geniuses Get Human Institution Leadership Manage Must Needs Organized Possibly Such Survive Under Way]