Genius is 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration.
Genius is nothing but labor and diligence.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
In every work of genius, we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
True genius sees with the eyes of a child and thinks with the brain of a genie
Talent works, genius creates.
Talent does things tolerably well; genius does then intolerably better
Genius is talent provided with ideals.
Genius is divine perseverance. Genius I cannot claim nor even extra brightness but perseverance all can have.
Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world alters the world.
Genius is an African who dreams up snow
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness
A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Genius does what it must, talent does what it can.
Oh, wondrous power! how little understood, Entrusted to the mother's
mind alone, To fashion genius, form the soul for good, Inspire a West, or train a Washington.
Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.