Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 242
Path Regions

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.

- Abraham Lincoln

Sure Jamie

I wouldn't say jamie is an evil genius. I'm not sure he's evil and I'm not sure he's a genius.

- Adam Savage

Civilization Does

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.

- Adrienne Clarkson

Amazing Chris

Chris Parnell's a genius, so he'd be amazing on 'Who's Line.'

- Aisha Tyler

Dreams Dreaming

Man is a genius when he is dreaming.

- Akira Kurosawa

Game Institutions

The genius of our institutions is democratic - baseball is a democratic game.

- Al Spalding

Mind Woolf

'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' is, to my mind, a work of perfect genius.

- Amity Gaige

Success Is Common

Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.

- An Wang


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

- Albert Einstein

Test Took

I took a test once; they said I was a genius.

- Alex Honnold

Art Fit

One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.

- Alexander Pope

Intelligence Folly

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

- Alexander Pope

Think I Think

I'm really into 'Veep.' I think that the showrunner Armando Iannucci is a genius.

- Alexander Skarsgard

Sense Common

Common sense is genius in homespun.

- Alfred North Whitehead

World Itself

Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it.

- Andre Malraux

His Lot

I admire Johann Strauss a lot. I believe he was a genius of his time.

- Andre Rieu

Prime Minister

The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.

- Aneurin Bevan

Work Talent

God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.

- Anna Pavlova

Work Alone

No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.

- Anna Pavlova

Aim Intelligible

Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.

- Anthony Hope

Aim Intelligible

Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.

- Anthony Hope


I'm not a genius; I'm a worker.

- Anthony Mann

Intelligence Some

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

- Aristotle

Madness Never

There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.

- Aristotle

Itself Instantly

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

- Arthur Conan Doyle

New Frontiers

The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.

- Arthur Koestler

Fact Punishing

The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.

- Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Childhood Will

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.

- Arthur Rimbaud

Intelligence Hits

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Wish Richard

I wish I was this dark genius artist - like Richard Pryor or something.

- Artie Lange

Everybody Almost

Almost everybody is born a genius and buried an idiot.

- Charles Bukowski

Even Inseparable

Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.

- Charles Caleb Colton


Genius is independent of situation.

- Charles Churchill

Country No Country

Genius is of no country.

- Charles Churchill

Love Itself

Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.

- Charles Peguy

Even Imagine

Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.

- Charles Peguy

Think I Think

I really want to work with Chris Martin. I think he's a genius.

- Charli XCX

Think I Think

Many people think I am an idiot. I think I am a genius.

- Charo

Wife Pretty

I'm pretty handy in the kitchen. But my wife's the real genius.

- Chris Diamantopoulos

Slayer Created

Joss Whedon who created 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer,' 'Angel,' and all that... he is a genius.

- Christian Kane

I Am Am

I am not a genius. But I am nerdy.

- Claire Danes

Attention Nothing

Genius is nothing but continued attention.

- Claude Adrien Helvetius

Inevitable Sign

Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.

- Clive Bell

First Place Able

The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place... is called genius.

- Craig Bruce

Impossible Like

Of course creativity is a mystery. We don't know what drives it or what constitutes it. It's one of those things, like genius, you know it when you see it but it's impossible to define.

- Daniel Tammet

Music Ever

Mike Patton is a genius... It is definitely the hardest music I've ever played.

- Dave Lombardo

Think Great Thing

That's the great thing about being a teenager. You think you're a genius.

- Daveed Diggs

Very Became

I became a genius on 'Ed,' though I'm not sure it was very convincing.

- David Eigenberg

Goal Capabilities

My goal is to create friend machines. Friendly genius machines. Machines with genius capabilities.

- David Hanson

Position Off

There is no off position on the genius switch.

- David Letterman

Use Lot

Todd Rundgren is a genius, and I don't use that word a lot.

- Jim Steinman

Saying Right Thing

Adlai Stevenson has a genius for saying the right thing, at the right time, to the wrong people.

- Joe E. Lewis

Think I Think

I think 'Pan's Labyrinth' is genius.

- Joe Dante

Like Should

Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.

- Joe Theismann

Living Except

A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.

- Joey Lauren Adams

Love Neatness

Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

Time Quick

Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

Will Happen

Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.

- John Ciardi

Nor Writ

Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation.

- John Denham

Never Wrought

Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.

- John Dryden

Never Taught

Genius must be born, and never can be taught.

- John Dryden

Wife Determined

My wife determined that my genius should prevail, and that my final success as an ornithologist should be triumphant.

- John James Audubon

Death Thinking

Thinking you're a genius is death.

- John Jeremiah Sullivan

Think I Think

I think 'A Serious Man' is genius.

- John Requa

Own Characteristics

One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.

- John W. Foster

Field Virtually

He's a tremendous guy. And what's more, he's virtually a genius in the field of management.

- John Wozniak

I Am Computer

I am the farthest thing from a computer genius.

- Jonathan Brandis

Grace True

Genius is a grace. The true man of genius acts by movement or by impulsion.

- Joseph de Maistre

Alone Begins

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.

- Joseph Joubert

Like Prince

I'm a genius. I'm like Prince.

- Josh Hopkins

Made Should

Working off one genius sketch is not the way great architecture should be made.

- Joshua Prince-Ramus

Longer Would

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

- Joshua Reynolds

Nature Talents

Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.

- Josiah Gilbert Holland

Brothers Times

Oh, 'Step Brothers' is genius. I could watch that film a thousand times.

- Justin Kurzel

Mediocrity Talk

Mediocrity can talk, but it is for genius to observe.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Powerful Sometimes

Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Young Divine

Genius, when young, is divine.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Education Mine

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.

- Benjamin Franklin

Reaction Productive

Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.

- Bernard Berenson

Reach Some

It requires genius to make a good pun - some men of bright parts can't reach it.

- Hannah Cowley

Talent Brainy

Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.

- Bernard Williams

Hands Kanye

Hands down, Rick Ross is a genius. Hands down, Diddy is a genius. Hands down, Kanye is a genius. All of them.

- Betty Wright

World His

Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy.

- Havelock Ellis

Shape Contact

Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by friction.

- Heinrich Heine

Inertia Which

Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn.

- Henri Bergson

Intelligence Set

Genius is talent set on fire by courage.

- Henry Van Dyke

Every Man Does

Every man is a potential genius until he does something.

- Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Chess Play

I consider myself to be a genius who happens to play chess.

- Bobby Fischer

Intelligence Fire

Genius is initiative on fire.

- Holbrook Jackson

Adversity Reveals

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

- Horace

Problem Country

The problem with Ireland is that it's a country full of genius, but with absolutely no talent.

- Hugh Leonard

Wait Arrive

If I wait for the genius to come, it just doesn't arrive.

- Ian Fleming

Think I Think

I think David Hewlett is a comedic genius. I think he's great.

- Brian J. Smith

Science Measured

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.

- Bruce Feirstein

Over Which

Enthusiasm is that secret and harmonious spirit which hovers over the production of genius.

- Isaac D'Israeli

Companion Fortune

Fortune has rarely condescended to be the companion of genius.

- Isaac D'Israeli

Appear Before

Many men of genius must arise before a particular man of genius can appear.

- Isaac D'Israeli

Men Think

To think, and to feel, constitute the two grand divisions of men of genius - the men of reasoning and the men of imagination.

- Isaac D'Israeli


Genius is patience.

- Isaac Newton

Talent Possesses

A man possesses talent; genius possesses the man.

- Isaac Stern