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    Critics are notoriously liberal with their use of the term 'genius'.

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    Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy.

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    Curiosity, or the love of knowledge, has a very limited influence, and requires youth, leisure education, genius and example to make it govern any person

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    Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.

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    Death cancels everything but truth; and strips a man of everything but genius and virtue. It is a sort of natural canonization.

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    Dare your genius to walk the wildest unknown ways.

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    Dandyism is a species of genius.

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    Delirium tremens in a drunk alcoholic are an unmistakable symptom, but those intoxicated with theories are easily mistaken for geniuses.

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    Difficulty is what wakes up the genius.

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    [Dmitry Bilozerchev] is a genius of gymnastics.

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    Discretion is deadly to genius; ruinous to talent.

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    Democracy is still upon its trial. The civic genius of our people is its only bulwark.

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    Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

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    Donald Trump's a businessman, he's a very successful businessman. I think he's a marketing genius.

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    Donald Trump, as a businessman, he's not much of a builder and he's not much of dealmaker and he certainly isn't very good at making expenses line up with income. But he is a marketing genius. He must have seen an empty market niche that no one but him filled.

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    Do not think that your Learning and Genius, your Wit or Sprightliness, are welcome everywhere. I was once told that my Company was disagreeable because I appeared so uncommonly happy.

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    Don't be a genius, my son, it isn't good for anybody.

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    Don't be jealous of my genius.

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    Don't expect your genius to be discovered; do what you must do because it gives you joy. Don't expect your love to be accepted. Love because it justifies your life.

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    Don't forget that Mozart worked on commission. He almost always would write something if he knew exactly who was paying for it and where it would be performed. So you can't really separate the creation of genius from the appreciation of it.

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    Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old!

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    Don’t expect to get anything back, don’t expect recognition for your efforts, don’t expect your genius to be discovered or your love to be understood. Act because you need to act

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    Don't think of your goals - think FROM them. Tap into your genius.

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    Dryden 's genius was of that sort which catches fire by its own motion; his chariot wheels get hot by driving fast.

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    Duke Ellington is my choice for many reasons. Nobody has written so many great pieces of music, which are everlasting, and he has made them available to the world through his orchestrations of his work in a unique way. Lastly, he was himself a fine pianist. He covers the entire musical spectrum with his genius.

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    Does research get in the way of the story? It certainly can. Anything can, given that as writers we're all geniuses at procrastination. But mostly research teaches me about the world. Which often shows me the way, in terms of the story.

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    Each of us is born brilliant. Then we spend the rest of our lives having our brilliance buried by people, circumstances, and experiences. Eventually, we forget that we ever had genius and special talents, and our brilliance is locked away in a vault deep within. So we settle for who we are, instead of striving for who we were meant to be.

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    Each individual is unique in ordinary life. The uniqueness becomes even more sharp and clear, crystal clear, when the person becomes enlightened - because only then his pure genius, his pure individuality, uncontaminated, unpolluted, is revealed.

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    During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire seems to have been trying - half unconsciously, perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius.

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    Education, however indispensable in a cultivated age, produces nothing on the side of genius. When education ends, genius often begins.

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    Early genius, like early cabbage, does not head well.

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    Elisa Albert in a nutshell: funny, self-aware, and genuinely fearless that she might be a lunatic, or a genius, or both.

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    Einstein used science to get laid. That guy is a genius. I've been using money.

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    Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.

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    Enthusiasm is the breath of genius.

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    Englishmen have a genius for looking uncomfortable. Their feelings are terribly mixed up with their personal appearance.

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    Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it

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    Europe has always owed to oriental genius its divine impulses. What these holy bards said, all sane men found agreeable and true.

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    Envy depreciates the genius of the great Homer.

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    Emeric [Pressburger] was completely cosmopolitan. That's what makes their [with Michael Powell] films so special. Neither of them thought twice about making a film about a friendship between an Englishman and a German during the Blitz. They were genius.

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    Even genius is tied to profit.

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    Every age might perhaps produce one or two geniuses, if they were not sunk under the censure and obloquy of plodding, servile, imitating pedants.

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    Even people who aren’t geniuses can outthink the rest of mankind if they develop certain thinking habits.

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    Every child is in a way a genius; and every genius is in a way a child.

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    Even if we accept, as the basic tenet of true democracy, that one moron is equal to one genius, is it necessary to go a further step and hold that two morons are better than one genius?

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    Every age has a kind of universal genius, which inclines those that live in it to some particular studies.

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    Every decade of my life I attempted to write a novel. But I had nothing to say. I was far too self-absorbed, and now I realize I was writing for others, so that they'd applaud me, see my genius, tell me how wonderful I am, or be jealous of my success.

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    Every art critic and every writer doesn't have a frame to start off from. If I made a statement saying, "This is Abstract Expressionism," they could go, "Well, he failed miserably," or, "Fantastic, this is a new genius!" But in art history, I don't see any of the artists I like spewing bullshit. I don't see anyone recording it or pronouncing what they were doing.

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    Every day that we allow ourselves to take things for granted, every day that we allow some little physical infirmity or worldly worry to come between us and our obstinate, indignant, defiant exultation, we are weakening our genius for life.

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    Every genius I have met could be classified as crazy by most people. They possess the highest level of sanity that us people find difficult to understand and accept.