Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds.
One man's insanity is another man's genius; someday the world will recognize the genius in my insanity.
Poverty is the step-mother of genius
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
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