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Sensibility alters from generation to generation in everybody, whether we will or no; but expression is only altered by a man of genius.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
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.
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
He whose genius appears deepest and truest excels his fellows in nothing save the knack of expression; he throws out occasionally a lucky hint at truths of which every human soul is profoundly though unutterably conscious.
Genius is a native to the soil where it grows-is fed by the air, and warmed by the sun; and is not a hothouse plant or an exotic.
The definition of genius is that it acts unconsciously; and those who have produced immortal works have done so without knowing how or why.
A person of genius should marry a person of character. Genius does not herd with genius.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.