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The Genius of Creativity

a quotation reading compiled by Franklin Baer

Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.
--Bernard Berenson
Could we teach taste or genius by rules, they would be no longer taste and genius.
--Joshua Reynolds
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
--Benjamin Franklin
Genius is a promontory jutting out of the infinite.
--Victor Hugo
True genius sees with the eyes of a child and thinks with the brain of a genii.
--Puzant Thomajan
Genius, as an explosive power, beats gunpowder hollow.
--Thomas Huxley
For every person with a spark of genius, there are a hundred with ignition trouble.
--Kurt Hanks
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
--F. Scott Fitzgerald
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see, and hits it.
-- Unknown
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
--G. C. Lichtenberg
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
--Joseph Joubert
Genius is that energy which collects, combines, amplifies, and animates. --Samuel Johnson
It takes immense genius to represent, simply and sincerely, what we see in front of us.
--Edmond Duranty
Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.
--C. W. Ceram
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking life by the scruff of the neck.
--Christopher Quill
Skill is fine, and genius in splendid, but right contacts are more valuable than either.
--Archibald McIndoe
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
-- Horace
Never think that God's delays are God's denials.
Hold on; hold fast; hold out.
Patience is genius.
--George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon


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