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Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back.
– Edgar Lee MastersRate it:
Genius is a promontory jutting out of the infinite.
– Victor HugoRate it:
Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
– Vladimir Vladimirovich NabokovRate it:
Genius is born--not paid.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Genius is both the sail and the wind; that’s why he continues his journey without stopping!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Genius is childhood recaptured.
– BauldlaireRate it:
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
– Lord EssexRate it:
Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
– Anne Louise Germaine de StaëlRate it:
Genius is eternal patience.
– MichelangeloRate it:
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
– George-Louis Leclerc de BuffonRate it:
Genius is nothing but continued attention.
– Claude Adrien HelvetiusRate it:
Genius is of no country.
– Charles ChurchillRate it:
Genius is one of the many forms of insanity.
– Cesare LombrosoRate it:
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
– Thomas Alva EdisonRate it:
Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.
– Thomas EdisonRate it:
Genius is only a greater aptitude for patience.
– George-Louis Leclerc de BuffonRate it:
Genius is perseverence in disguise.
– Mike NewlinRate it:
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.
– Denis DiderotRate it:
Genius is sorrow's child.
– John AdamsRate it:
Genius is talent provided with ideals.
– William Somerset MaughamRate it:
Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
– F. Scott FitzgeraldRate it:
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
– F ScottRate it:
Genius is, to be sure, not a matter of arbitrariness, but rather of freedom, just as wit, love, and faith, which once shall become arts and disciplines. We should demand genius from everybody, without, however, expecting it.
– Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von SchlegelRate it:

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