DUCK3825 - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest genius will never be worth much if he pretends to draw exclusively from his own resources.]]> <![CDATA[The first and last thing required of genius is, love of the truth.]]> <![CDATA[Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.]]> <![CDATA[In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.]]> <![CDATA[I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest genius is the most indebted person.]]> <![CDATA[Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.]]> <![CDATA[Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.]]> <![CDATA[Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.]]> <![CDATA[Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.]]> <![CDATA[Genius must be born, and never can be taught.]]> <![CDATA[The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue; and no genius can long or often utter anything which is not invited and gladly entertained by men around him.]]> <![CDATA[Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.]]> <![CDATA[To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.]]> <![CDATA[The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.]]> <![CDATA[In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.]]> <![CDATA[When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.]]> <![CDATA[One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.]]> <![CDATA[A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.]]> <![CDATA[It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.]]> <![CDATA[Towering genius disdains a beaten path.]]> <![CDATA[Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.]]> <![CDATA[The real people of genius were resolute workers not idle dreamers.]]> <![CDATA[Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.]]> <![CDATA[To see things in the seed is genius.]]> <![CDATA[The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.]]> <![CDATA[Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an inhabitual way.]]> <![CDATA[Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.]]> <![CDATA[Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.]]> <![CDATA[Talent is a faculty that is highly developed, but genius commands all the faculties.]]> <![CDATA[Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.]]> <![CDATA[Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.]]>