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Many African people are smarter than me - kids who could have been better. I have no claim for genius.
No woman has ever been an authentic genius of the stature of men, but that does not enrage me.
Steve McQueen is a genius. And I think that word is overused, but I think with Steve it's rightly used. He's a genius.
Some of the best ideas come from sheer discovery, and not by some masterminded, preconceived genius.
Buddy Rich is one of a kind; he's a genius, and that's all there is to it.
Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
I really love Hitchcock; I think he was a complete genius, to me one of the best directors. Such a sense of how to put things together.
I have learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
There are people who possess not so much genius as a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century, or even of the decade, before it has done so itself.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Could we teach taste or genius by rules, they would be no longer taste and genius.
Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
I don't think Ireland has ever had a genius for the novel. Of course, there were plenty of Irish novels, but I don't think that was ever the natural means of expression for the Irish.
If bearing a reputation as a weirdo is all it takes to be a genius, I'm a shoo-in. Come to think of it, half the people I know are geniuses - the other half, peculiarly enough, idiots.
Learning is the ally, not the adversary of genius... he who reads in a proper spirit, can scarcely read too much.
I've always been sensible with my money. I can't say I'm a business genius.
People think that I'm some kind of genius who's got these statements to say, and... I'm not really.
I think they should take everyone who works for The National Enquirer and the Star, and everyone who works for Us Weekly, and put them all to work looking for terrorists. I think they would find the terrorists. All of them. It would be genius!
Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.
You have plausible deniability, as they say in politics, as an author with movies. Because if the movie is terrible, you simply say they failed to catch the genius of the book.
One of my top 10 favorite movies of all time was 'South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.' 'Team America' is a work of genius to me.
I think there have to be Bachs and Beethovens. We may have - there are so many more people. Musical training is available to so many more, but it may be that we've hit a right wall in terms of accessible styles and since we demand innovation as a criterion of genius, there may not be more innovative styles to be found.
Stephen Jay Gould
I mean, Scorsese's a genius, and that's one way of shooting.
From every ancient source, we have testimony to Cleopatra's irresistible charm, as Plutarch has it, to her ability to speak many languages including, as he puts it, the language of flattery and essentially, to be able to turn people to her will - really a great political genius, in that respect.
Anyone who can do the splits and come back up on the backbeat, as James Brown and Prince can, has my eternal respect. Prince, who is a genius of the highest order, can come back up while singing and playing the guitar.
He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius.
William Gilmore Simms
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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