Just for fun: Genius is…


What’s missing? What would you add?

  • “There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.” -Oscar Levant
  • “Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recaptured at will.” -Charles Baudelaire
  • “No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” -Aristotle
  • “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” -E.F. Schumacher
  • Tweet this! “The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.” -Oscar Wilde
  • “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
  • “The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said.” -Edgar Allan Poe
  • Tweet this! “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius.” -Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.” -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart