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Often, while contemplating works of art, not in their easily perceptible materiality, in the too-clear hieroglyphs of their contou ...
Genius (which means transcendent capacity of taking trouble, first of all).
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
Between the acting of a dreadful thing
And the first motion, all the interim is
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A man of genius is not a man who sees more than other men do. On the contrary, it is very often found that he is absentminded and ...
Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
There is no kind of false Wit which has been so recommended by the Practice of all Ages, as that which consists in a Jingle of Wor ...
Rimbaud and Verlaine, precious pair of poets,
Genius in both (but what is genius?) playing
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Talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won't be a commonplace dauber, so I ...
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, th ...
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