Talk:Genius

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Unsourced[edit]

These should be provided with sources before being moved back into the article.
  • Talent hits the target which no one else can hit; Genius hits a target which no one else can see.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. With people with only modest ability, modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent, it is hypocrisy.
  • Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.
  • I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.

Nietzsche[edit]

I believe that Nietzsche has many quotations on this topic, some of which should be put here if someone has access to them.