Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features
Poverty is the step-mother of genius
Gift, like genius, I often think only means an infinite capacity for taking pains
Genius is nothing more than inflamed enthusiasm.
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
He whose wisdom exceeds his works, to what may he be likened? To a tree whose branches are numerous but… (read more)