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Genius is eternal patience.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Fulton J. Sheen
When things don't go well, it helps to think of yourself as a genius and the rest of the world as a bunch of idiots.
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
I turned 40 on the set of the reunion show for 'Sheer Genius,' so it wasn't a hideous birthday because I had everyone on the cast and crew sing 'Happy Birthday' to me, and I won $10,000 for being the fan favorite. It was really liberating to turn 40 and realize that I felt very comfortable with myself and knew who I was.
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
All genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery.
Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.
Van Wyck Brooks
What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.
The so-called 'materialistic conception of history,' with the crude elements of genius of the early form which appeared, for instance, in the 'Communist Manifesto,' still prevails only in the minds of laymen and dilettantes.
Talent perceives differences; genius, unity.
William Butler Yeats
Character is greater than talent, genius, fame, money, friends - there is nothing to compare with it. A man may have all these and yet remain comparatively useless - be unhappy - and die a bankrupt in soul.
George Matthew Adams
Here's Kanye, the great musical genius of his generation in hip hop, but, like, society really can't even deal with him because he's always saying something that people go, 'Oh, I can't believe Kanye said that. I can't believe he did that.'
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.'
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
Unless a man enters upon the vocation intended for him by nature, and best suited to his peculiar genius, he cannot succeed. I am glad to believe that the majority of persons do find their right vocation.
P. T. Barnum
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
Leonardo da Vinci
When my nephew was 3 and 4, he would say the most genius things. He said, You're hammer macho with FBI dogs. I thought it was just one of those great lines.
Genius is rarely able to give any account of its own processes.
George Henry Lewes
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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