genius Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about genius
  1. #1
    ″ ‘You are a genius,’ said the angel.
    Somberly, God said, ‘I didn’t put it there.’ ”
  2. #2
    “A cloud of critics, of compilers, of commentators, darkened the face of learning, and the decline of genius was soon followed by the corruption of taste.”
  3. #3
    ″‘The young man is a genius,’ Grim is saying. ‘And I don’t use that word lightly.‘”
  4. #4
    “It is not the genius at the top giving directions that makes people great. It is great people that make the guy at the top look like a genius.”
  5. #5
    “What’s genius? I don’t know but I do know that the difference between a madman and a professional is that a pro does as well as he can within what he has set out to do and a madman does exceptionally well at what he can’t help doing.”
  6. #6
    “A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.”
  7. #7
    “Genius can only breathe freely in an atmosphere of freedom.”
  8. #8
    “You don’t have to be a genius to recognize one. If you did, Einstein would never have gotten invited to the White House.”