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Random quote of the day:

“What distresses me is to see that human genius has limits and human stupidity none.”

—Alexandre Dumas, fils, quoted in The Great Universal Dictionary of the Nineteenth Century, 1865

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“Genius is only childhood recovered at will, childhood now gifted to express itself with the faculties of manhood and with the analytic mind that allows him to give order to the heap of unwittingly hoarded material.”

—Charles Baudelaire, The Painter of Modern Life

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“In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.”

—Robert Green Ingersoll, “Liberty in Literature”

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“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.”

—Sir Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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“Between the psychology of the man of genius and the pathology of the insane, there are many points of coincidence; there is even continuity.”

—Cesare Lombroso, The Man of Genius, 1895

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“Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.”

—William Blake, “Proverbs of Hell,” The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

 

 


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“What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.”

—Eugène Delacroix, diary, May 15, 1824

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