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|Generosity GENIUS Generosity is catching: : and if so many escape it, it is |
somewhat for the same reason that ... Lavater, 10 Genius begins great works,
labour alone finishes them. Joubcrt. ... Genius is nothing but a great capacity for
|Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. - |
Beecher, Henry Ward Men of genius are not quick judges of character. ...
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Genius is nothing but a great capacity for patience. -
|Old proverb “A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.” — |
Japanese proverb ... Carlyle “Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.
... John Dryden “Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving
|From a choleric man withdraw a little, from him that says nothing, for ever. (G. H.) |
From ... Economy is a great revenue. Fruit is seed. ... Fury wasteth as patience
lasteth. Gadding ... 722 ; also Carlyle, " Genius, which means transcendent
capacity for tn ki n^ trouble. ") There arc ... Genius is nothing but labour and
|The human mind is limited in capacity, and the minds of great men, being |
continually occupied by great ideas, are ... In the exact sciences at least it is the
patience of a sound intellect, when invincible, which truly constitutes genius." "
Infinite patience is the truly scientific spirit " (J. Morley). Helvetius said : " Genius is
nothing but a continued attention " ; and Lord Chesterfield remarked that " the
power of ...
|Genius is only protracted patience. Buffon. Genius is ... Genius is a capacity for |
taking trouble. ... There is no great genius free from some tincture of madness.
Seneca ... I know no such thing as genius ; genius is nothing but labor and
|E.G. Wells "Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience. ... They |
recognized that I possess the capacity to worry over the trivial, to become stuck
with the insignificant, to oscillate between "a low" and "a high" within a matter of
|It implies misery to its possessor unless he also has a capacity for turning it to |
account; but of one thing I am sure: it is no more that capacity ... At best it merely
expresses a portion, and that the least important portion, of the truth. ... Whilst the
dull plodder wastes his energy upon work that leads to nothing further, the genius
concentrates it upon work which to ... runs thus : ' N 0 man ever illustrated better
the truth of the saying that genius is patience—the capacity for taking infinite
|An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ... with anability to |
serve mankind, one's country, friendsand family ...should indeed be the great aim
and end of all learning. ... Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience.
|As the will quits the field of battle, all effort of our own ceases, but also all energy ; |
all our faculties sport at their ease, but all ... To combine all the energy of a
capacity on a single point, to retain it there for some length of time, this is the
second effect of the action of the personal power on our faculties. Hence the
prodigious efficiency of a strong will ; hence the miracles of attention, and the
miracles of patience, which ... the remark that genius itself is nothing but