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In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
We could get no further into the Æneid than
Matque altae moenia Romae,
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On no work of words now for three lean months in the bloody
Belly of the rich year and the big purse of my body
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Often, while contemplating works of art, not in their easily perceptible materiality, in the too-clear hieroglyphs of their contou ...
Exile as a mode of genius no longer exists; in place of Joyce we have the fragments of work appearing in Index on Censorship.
It is fair to assume that when women in the past have achieved even a second or third place in the ranks of genius they have shown ...
The Man of Genius may at the same time be, indeed is commonly, an Artist, but the two are not to be confounded. The Man of Genius, ...
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 ...
When a man of genius is denied of his great love, he goes mad. His brain, instead of being clear to do his work, is tortured, so h ...
The acceptance of a theory as true does involve a personal choice in a way that a law does not. Different people do differ about t ...
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