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.”
"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age."
"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."
"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."
Edgar Allen Poe
"What is genius? It is the power to be a child again at will."
J. M. Barrie
"A genius is someone who has TWO great ideas."
"True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information."
"Intelligence recognizes what has already happened. Genius creates what will happen next."
"To see things in the seed, that is genius."
"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."
"Genius without administration is a blank page in the annals of history."
“When the solution is simple, God is answering.” Albert Einstein
"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."
"In the hands of a genius, engineering turns to magic, philosophy becomes poetry, and science pure imagination."
"Intellectuals try to solve problems; a genius prevents them by design."
"The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers."
"Genius is another word for magic."
"Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them."
R. Buckminster Fuller
"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."
"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
"An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come."
"Works of genius are the first things in the world."
"A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression."
"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!"