Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.
Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.