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Richard Avedon is a true genius of photography and one of the greatest artists of our time.
I am not worthy to be on a Mariah Carey record. She's a true artist, so I just step back and watch the genius occur.
No woman has ever been an authentic genius of the stature of men, but that does not enrage me.
My wife determined that my genius should prevail, and that my final success as an ornithologist should be triumphant.
John James Audubon
I was fortunate to be able to do two movies with Harold Ramis. He was the kindest of any director with whom I worked. Harold was a genius. On top of his talent, he could do the 'New York Times' crossword puzzle faster than anyone! I am lucky to have known him as well as I did. I will miss him.
To be called a genius at 17 or 18 years old can sometimes cause arrested development.
In some parts of life, like mathematics and science, yeah, I was a genius. I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by.
Professor Hawking is heralded as 'the genius of Britain,' yet he believes in the scientific impossibility that nothing created everything and that life sprang from non-life. Why should anyone believe Mr. Hawking's writings if he cannot provide evidence for his unscientific belief that out of nothing, everything came?
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
Many African people are smarter than me - kids who could have been better. I have no claim for genius.
Ataturk approved of the mevlevi dervish approach to God as being 'an expression of Turkish genius' that reclaimed Islam from what he saw as hide-bound, backward Arab tradition.
In the startup world, you're either a genius or an idiot. You're never just an ordinary guy trying to get through the day.
Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
As Fallingwater demonstrates, Wright's genius was always specific, but also always lively, always daring.
What most readers do not realize is that it takes a particular genius to write funny, to satirize.
F. Sionil Jose
Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Martha Graham, along with George Balanchine, is one of the two commanding figures in 20th-century American dance. For those much younger than I am, her genius as a performer will have to be taken on faith - and on the always-suspect evidence of film. What will last, if things go well, is her genius as a choreographer, as a woman of the theater.
Some of the best ideas come from sheer discovery, and not by some masterminded, preconceived genius.
If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.
Could we teach taste or genius by rules, they would be no longer taste and genius.
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.
Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
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.
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.
What seems like a crazy idea today eventually grows. It's a 'with hindsight' thing. One day, someone will turn around and say, 'That was genius.'
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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