All your favorite quotes!
''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