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Genius seems to consist merely in trueness of sight, in using such words as show that the man was an eye-witness, and not a repeater of what was told.
The young man reveres men of genius, because, to speak truly, they are more himself than he is.
Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.
The difference between Talent and Genius is, that Talent says things which he has never heard but once, and Genius things which he has never heard.
Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman,-repose in energy.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility or of equality! It is next worst to receiving one.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
Do not speak of God much. After a very little conversation on the highest nature, thought deserts us and we run into formalism.
God is our name for the last generalization to which we can arrive.
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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