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"To see things in the seed, that is genius." Lao-Tzu

Quotes On Genius

Quotes On Genius

A genius quote or a quote on genius? Well that should be one and the same if it's a real genius quote! :-)

Enjoy these quotes about and by geniuses across the ages. If you know a good quote, you can submit it here.


Genius Quotes On Genius

 

“When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.”


Albert Einstein

Genius divider

"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age."

Aldous Huxley

Genius divider

 

"The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities."


James Allen

Genius divider

"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."


Edgar Allen Poe

Genius divider

"What is genius? It is the power to be a child again at will."


J. M. Barrie

Genius divider

"A genius is someone who has TWO great ideas."


Jacob Bronowski

Genius divider

"True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information."


Winston Churchill

Genius divider

"Intelligence recognizes what has already happened. Genius creates what will happen next."


John Ciardi

Genius divider

"To see things in the seed, that is genius."


Lao-Tzu

Genius divider

"When the human power of mind and imagination becomes so great and original that we can account for it only as a kind of divine gift, we call it genius."


William Crashaw

Genius divider

"Genius without administration is a blank page in the annals of history."


Lucian Tremain

Genius  divider

“When the solution is simple, God is answering.” Albert Einstein

Genius divider

"Genius differs from talent not only by the presence of original thoughts, but by making the latter fertile and by positioning them properly, in other words, by integrating everything into a whole, whereas talent can only produce fragments at best, no matter how artful these may seem."


Franz Grillparzer

Genius divider

"In the hands of a genius, engineering turns to magic, philosophy becomes poetry, and science pure imagination."


Disraeli

Genius divider

"Intellectuals try to solve problems; a genius prevents them by design."


Albert Einstein

Genius divider

"The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers."


Arthur Koestler

Genius divider

"Genius is another word for magic."


Margot Fonteyn

Genius divider

"Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them."


R. Buckminster Fuller

Genius divider

"If we wish to know the force of human genius we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human education we may study his commentators."


W Hazlitt

Genius divider

"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of true genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Genius divider

"An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come."


Victor Hugo

Genius divider

"Works of genius are the first things in the world."


John Keats

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"A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression."


Ezra Pound

Genius divider

"Anybody who bleats on about genius having to do with years of grinding study, endless practice, hard work and bloody minded perseverance, clearly isn't a genius and hasn't got a clue what they're talking about. The whole point of genius is the flashes of insight, it comes easy, it's all just there, it happens as if by magic - and if doesn't then it isn't genius!"


Silvia Hartmann

Posted Jun 6, 2009   

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