genius quotes

Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.Sid Caesar

What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.Italo Calvino

I am not worthy to be on a Mariah Carey record. She's a true artist, so I just step back and watch the genius occur.Nick Cannon

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.Thomas Carlyle

Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.Thomas Carlyle

Someday a political genius will come along and make the Senate work.Robert Caro

I've always been sensible with my money. I can't say I'm a business genius.Jasper Carrott

If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that.Kim Cattrall

Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.Charlie Chaplin

Everyone around me says, You're a genius! You're great! That's your voice! But I'm not sure if they're right.Dave Chappelle

As a bull market continues, almost anything you buy goes up. It makes you feel that investing in stocks is a very easy and safe and that you're a financial genius.Ron Chernow

The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.Lydia M. Child

Genius is of no country.Charles Churchill

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.Winston Churchill

It is the union of independence and dependence of these branches - legislative, executive and judicial - and of the governmental functions possessed by each of them, that constitutes the marvellous genius of this unrivalled document.J. Reuben Clark

There are few words in the music business or in art that I'll say people or some writers are overgenerous with words like 'legend' or 'genius', 'he's a pioneer' and all of that.Stanley Clarke

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.Adrienne Clarkson