genius

A Quote by William Cowper on genius and wit

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Manner is all in all, whate'er is writ, The substitute for genius, sense, and wit.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

Source: Table Talk. Line 542.

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A Quote by Wystan Hugh Auden on genius

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Geniuses are the luckiest mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.

W.H. Auden (1907 - 1973)

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A Quote by Vladimir Nabokov on dreams and genius

Genius is an African who dreams up snow.

Vladimir Nabokov (1899 - 1977)

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A Quote by Virginia Woolf on genius, thought, and words

The word-coining genius, as if thought plunged into a sea of words and came up dripping.

Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941)

Source: The Common Reader, 1925, An Elizabethan Play

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on genius

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Genius is a promontory jutting out of the infinite.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by unknown on death and genius

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others.

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A Quote by unknown on genius and rules

Could we teach taste or genius by rules, they would be no longer taste and genius.

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A Quote by unknown on belief, genius, labor, love, success, and work

Success in our calling is the result of a person's love of and belief in the work he has undertaken. Earnest and conscientious labor often accomplishes more in the end than brilliant genius.

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A Quote by unknown on genius, limits, and stupidity

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

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A Quote by unknown on genius, originality, and perfection

The principal mark of genius is not perfection, but originality.

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