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Benjamin Disraeli
Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius
Benjamin Disraeli
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Bertrand Russell
The atomic bomb embodies the results of a combination genius and patience as remarkable as any in the history of mankind.
Bertrand Russell
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What is the good of being a genius if you cannot use it as an excuse for being unemployed?
Gerald Barzan
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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.
Giorgio Vasari
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Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
Margot Fonteyn
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He was amazing to work with though, a genius. I've never seen anyone with such skill, especially with wedges. He had shots no one else had. He had control over the ball like no-one else. The new balls killed off his edge though.
Seve Ballesteros
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E. B. White
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than a whole one
E. B. White
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I'm sort of like a child genius, without being a child or a genius.
Tim Rice-Oxley
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Genius is never understood in its own time.
Bill Watterson
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Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.
Edgard Varese
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Antonin Artaud
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
Antonin Artaud
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Samuel Coleridge,
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
Samuel Coleridge,
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I'm delighted. It's a fantastic and beautiful masterpiece of early Renaissance sculpture by the presiding genius of the 15th century.
Timothy Potts
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Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.
Edmund Wilson
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Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.
Edward Dahlberg
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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William James
Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way
William James
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The first and last thing required of genius is, love of the truth.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Taste is the feminine of genius.
Edward Fitzgerald
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Genius has no taste for weaving sand.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
Johann Lavater
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Could we teach taste or genius by rules, they would be no longer taste and genius.
Joshua Reynolds
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(Israeli Prime Minister Ariel) Sharon is a genius. He is giving the world a taste of what Palestinian sovereignty will look like. It will be chaotic. The Palestinians will find it very difficult to manage.
Michael Oren
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The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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Talent does what it can, and genius does what it must.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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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.
Denis Diderot
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To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius
Minna Antrim
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning
What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
Madame Stael
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