Quotes on genius

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Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
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Josh Billings Quotes

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Men of genius are meteors destined to burn themselves out in lighting up their age.
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Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people.
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes

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The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people - no mere father and mother - as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born.
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Pearl S. Buck Quotes

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I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.
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Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
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Georges Louis Leclerc de de Buffon Quotes

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The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius.
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I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
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John F. Kennedy Quotes

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But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
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Carl Sagan Quotes

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Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
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E. B. White Quotes

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