Genius Quotes

When you make a choice, you change the future.
Deepak Chopra

A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.
Albert Einstein

Taste is the common sense of genius.
Victor Hugo
Genius Quotes
Genius Quotes

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.
Arthur Rimbaud

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Thomas A. Edison

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Oscar Wilde

Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
Oscar Wilde

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Benjamin Franklin

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winston Churchill

Passion is the genesis of genius.
Tony Robbins

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Albert Einstein

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recaptured at will.
Charles Baudelaire,

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.
Albert Einstein

Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
Henry David Thoreau

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
Lao Tzu

Common sense is the genius of humanity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.
Marcus Aurelius

Every true genius is bound to be naive.
Friedrich Schiller

Genius is sorrow's child.
John Adams

Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.
Alexander Pope

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
Gertrude Stein

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
Aldous Huxley

Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
George Eliot

Genius - to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul of things.
Ambrose Bierce

Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
James Russell Lowell

The lucky person passes for a genius.

Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Benjamin Disraeli

Genius: the superhuman in man.
Victor Hugo

Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.
Edward Gibbon

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
Arthur Conan Doyle

It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
Virginia Woolf

Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
William James

The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.
George Bernard Shaw

The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.
William James

A genius. A criminal mastermind. A millionaire. And he is only twelve years old.
Eoin Colfer

I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
R. Buckminster Fuller

Since when was genius found respectable?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

There are very few men of genius in advertising agencies. But we need all we can find. Almost without exception they are disagreeable. Don't destroy them. They lay golden eggs.
David Ogilvy

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Thomas Carlyle

A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
Samuel Johnson

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
Oscar Levant

If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn't call it genius.
Michelangelo Buonarroti

I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
William Blake

Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca