Quotes: geniuses

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  • James Cash Penney
    James Cash Penney
    American businessman and entrepreneur 1875-1971
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    Geniuses themselves don't talk about the gift of genius, they just talk about hard work and long hours.
  • Peter Kline
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    All of us, you, your children, your neighbors and their children are everyday geniuses, even though the fact is unnoticed and unremembered by everyone. That's probably because school hasn't encouraged us to notice what's hidden inside us waiting for the right environment to express itself.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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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.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    Fathers are the geniuses of the house because only a person as intelligent as we could fake such stupidity.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
  • Adam Grant
    Adam Grant
    American author and professor 1981-
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    Geniuses don't have better ideas than the rest of us. They just have more of them.

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
  • Bob Packwood
    Bob Packwood
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    Historically, the Republicans have been geniuses at throwing away advantages.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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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.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
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    So, okay, I'm not a genius. Vincent Van Gogh and Albert Einstein were geniuses.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    The greatest geniuses have always attributed everything to God, as if conscious of being possessed of a spark of His divinity.
  • Blake Anderson
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    The lead singer for Deerhunter, Bradford Cox... I don't like saying people are geniuses or whatever, but I just think that dude is so good at every single thing he does. He stays within his genre, but I think he does so well experimenting with stuff.
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