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Every true genius is bound to be naive.
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
Oh, I'm not a true genius. I'm a near genius. I would say I'm a short genius. I'd rather be tall and normal than a short genius.
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
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.
The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction.
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.
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.
I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the variety of rhythm offer me opportunities that all of human genius will never exhaust.
Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought; it is always in advance of its time, and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes.
William Gilmore Simms
Michael Jackson fundamentally altered the terms of the debate about African American music. Remember, he was a chocolate, cherubic-faced genius with an African American halo. He had an Afro halo. He was a kid who was capable of embodying all of the high possibilities and the deep griefs that besieged the African American psyche.
Michael Eric Dyson
Everyone has the potential to become an encourager. You don't have to be rich. You don't have to be a genius. You don't have to have it all together. All you have to do is care about people and initiate.
John C. Maxwell
We have to work harder to develop a profound theology of women within the church. The feminine genius is needed wherever we make important decisions.
Man who invented the hamburger was smart; man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius.
Who doesn't love Enya? Whenever I'm in a trying time, she is the calm in the middle of the storm. If I put her on, I'll be in this crazy peaceful state. I love her style. And her harmonies are freaking genius.
We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius.
UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.
The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
The genius of our country is improvisation, and jazz reflects that. It's our great contribution to the arts.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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