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Letter "G" » Genius
«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.»
Author: Albert Pike
«A genius is a man who can rewrap a new shirt and not have any pins left over.»
«A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.»
«All genuine progress results from finding new facts»
«Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.»
«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.»
«Bach is the supreme genius of music... This man, who knows everything and feels everything, cannot write one note, however unimportant it may appear, which is anything but transcendent. He has reached the heart of every noble thought, and has done it»
«A harmless hilarity and a buoyant cheerfulness are not infrequent concomitants of genius; and we are never more deceived than when we mistake gravity for greatness, solemnity for science, and pomposity for erudition.»
Author: Charles Caleb Colton
«A genius is a person who is seeing further and probing deeper than other people has a different set of ethical valuations from their and has energy enough to give effect to this extra vision and its valuations in whatever manner best suits his or her»
«A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.»