38 Brilliant Quotes on and around Genius

  1. Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple. – Pete Seeger
  2. Color is my daylong obsession, joy, and torment. – Claude Monet
  3. Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius. – Elbert Hubbard
  4. Developing your unique thought to the level of being appreciated and adopted by the world – that’s genius. – Ogwo David Emenike
  5. Equality has no place for genius. – Allen Bloom
  6. Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that’s printed about him. – Orson Welles
  7. Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them. – Richard Buckminster Fuller
  8. Genius inspires resentment. A sad fact of life. – Eoin Colfer
  9. Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm. – Bryan McGill
  10. Genius is an infinite capacity for causing pain. – Margaret Atwood
  11. Genius is eternal patience. – Michelangelo
  12. Genius is finding the invisible link between things. – Vladimir Nabokov
  13. Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recaptured at will. – Charles Baudelaire
  14. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. – Thomas A. Edison
  15. Genius is the recovery of childhood at will. – Arthur Rimbaud
  16. Genius thinks out of box when leader adjusts the size of box. – Toba Beta
  17. Geniuses have the shortest biographies. – Claire Messud
  18. Intelligence and common sense, what makes a person a real genius. – Wazim Shaw
  19. It is easy to be clever if you leave something important out. – Peter Redgrove
  20. Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius. – Arthur Conan Doyle
  21. Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active. – Leonardo da Vinci
  22. My genius is not so frail a thing that it cowers from the dirty fingers of newspapernen. – Diane Setterfield
  23. Never underestimate spite as a motivator for genius. – Sam Kean
  24. No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness. – Aristotle
  25. Some were brilliant bordering on genius. Others, genius bordering on madness. – Erich Segal
  26. Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius. – An Wang
  27. The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. – Bruce Feirstein
  28. The more obscure our tastes, the greater the proof of our genius. – Jennifer Donnelly
  29. The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor. – George Bernard Shaw
  30. The only genius that’s worth anything is the genius for hard work. – Kathleen Winsor
  31. The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius. – Oscar Wilde
  32. There is no gap as wide as the one between mediocrity and genius. – Rutvik Oza
  33. There is no off position on the genius button. – CBS Inc. CBS News.
  34. There is no such thing as an evil genius, as evil in it’s self is stupidity. – David Farland
  35. There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line. – Oscar Levant
  36. To a great mind, nothing is little. – Arthur Conan Doyle
  37. To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius. – Joyce Cary
  38. When you make a choice, you change the future. – Deepak Chopra