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True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
E. F. Schumacher
Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.'
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Genius is initiative on fire.
Genius is rarely able to give any account of its own processes.
George Henry Lewes
If you win a Super Bowl before you're fired, you're a genius, and everyone listens to you. But a coach is just a guy whose best class in grammar school was recess and whose best class in high school was P.E. I never thought I was anything but a guy whose best class was P.E.
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something.
Gamal Abdel Nasser
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.
Genius is childhood recalled at will.
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
Louisa May Alcott
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Man who invented the hamburger was smart; man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius.
The popular mythology of creative genius depends on beloved stereotypes of the artist in youth and old age: the misunderstood upstart who forces us to see the world afresh; and the revered sage who shows us depths of insight attainable only through a lifetime of hard-won experience.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.
The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable.
We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
Truly, the bench is a boon to idlers. Whoever first came up with the idea is a genius: free public resting places where you can take time out from the bustle and brouhaha of the city, and simply sit and watch and reflect.
No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
We reserve the term 'genius' for people who are creative, who are innovators, who think in ways that are entirely new. In the Middle Ages, the term 'genius' was reserved for people with the best memories. That is telling.
Leonardo da Vinci
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