To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense
Quote by Charles Churchill
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
Statesman all over, in plots famous grown, He mouths a sentence, as curs mouth a...
Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the...
Genius is of no country.
Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the...
Genius is nothing more than inflamed enthusiasm.
Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
The best things carried to excess are wrong.
The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel.
Patience is sorrow's salve.
Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.
Genius is independent of situation.
Genius is of no country; her pure ray / Spreads all abroad, as general as...
Genius is intensity
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around...