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Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame.
- Lydia M. Child

Genius is of no country.
- Charles Churchill

He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities.
- Robertson Davies "Fifth Business"

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear

Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
- Thomas A. Edison Harper's Monthly

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
- Oscar Levant

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.
- Carl Sagan

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
- Seneca Epistles

Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.
- Edgard Varese

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
- Oscar Wilde

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