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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