80+ Best Genius Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational genius quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Genius Quotes

A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see and hits it. – unknown

Genius: The capacity to see and to express what is simple, simply! – Bruce Lee

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. – BB King

What we learn with pleasure we never forget. – Alfred Mercier

Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Genius is the true mystery, and at its edge–the abyss. – Guillermo Del Toro

Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears and never regrets. – Leonardo Da Vinci

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. – Abraham Lincoln

One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire. – John W. Foster

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius. – Henri-Frederic Amiel

The only genius that’s worth anything is the genius for hard work. – Kathleen Winsor

Life is a learning experience, only if you learn. – Yogi Berra

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts. – Harry S. Truman

I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. – Eartha Kitt

Every great genius has an admixture of madness. – Aristotle

Genius is eternal patience. – Michelangelo

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will. – Arthur Rimbaud

This is the nature of genius, to be able to grasp the knowable even when no one else recognizes that it is present. – Deepak Chopra

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. – Henry Ford

Genius always finds itself a century too early. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Genius is finding the invisible link between things. – Vladimir Nabokov

Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought. – Simone Weil

Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame. – Lydia M. Child

Geniuses don’t become geniuses until they find the right moron to compare themselves to. – James McGregor

The role of genius is not to complicate the simple, but to simplify the complicated. – Criss Jami

What the world needs is more geniuses with humility. There are so few of us left. – Oscar Levant

Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. – Thomas Edison

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. – John F. Kennedy

Genius without Education is like Silver in the Mine. – Benjamin Franklin

We all have genius within us, never doubt that fact. – Catherine Pulsifer

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. – James Joyce

Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire. – WB Yeats

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan

You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking. – Lyndon B. Johnson

Genius is never understood in its own time. – Bill Watterson

Genius… is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one. – Ezra Pound

Every true genius is bound to be naive. – J.C.F. von Schiller

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered —” either by themselves or by others. – Mark Twain

We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later. – Louis Aragon

Genius ain’t anything more than elegant common sense. – Josh Billings

Genius always looks forward, and not only sees what is, but what necessarily will be. – Fulke Greville

In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. – Robert G. Ingersoll

You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by doing and falling over. – Richard Branson

It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer. – Albert Einstein

Don’t just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. – George Carlin

Becoming a genius is not just knowing that it is possible – it is taking action and having genius experiences. – Andrei G. Aleinikov

Genius is experience. Some seem to think that it is a gift or talent, but it is the fruit of long experience in many lives. Some are older souls than others, and so they know more. – Henry Ford

Genius is the ability to renew one’s emotions in daily experience. – Paul Cezanne

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active. – Leonardo da Vinci

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way. – Charles Bukowski

If you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you haven’t learning anything. – Muhammad Ali

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Even the genius asks questions. – Tupac Shakur

One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius. – Simone De Beauvoir

Taste is the common sense of genius. – Victor Hugo

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them. – R. Buckminster Fuller

Genius thinks out of box when leader adjusts the size of box. – Toba Beta

All geniuses die young. – Groucho Marx

Geniuses have the shortest biographies. – Claire Messud

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. – Stephen Hawking

You know what lasts longer than beauty? Being smart. – Gabrielle Union

I’ve learned that while I’d be a fool not to stay open to the advice and experiences of the smart, amazing people in my life, I also need to listen to what I have to say. – Alicia Keys

Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid. – Einstien

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. – Aldous Huxley

See the genius in everyone you encounter. Just as the mountain cannot crack a nut though it can carry a forest on its back, so too does every living creature have its own perfection built into it. – Wayne Dyer

I like my job because it involves learning. I like being around smart people who are trying to figure out new things. I like the fact that if people really try, they can figure out how to invent things that actually have an impact. – Bill Gates

I never cut class. I loved getting A’s. I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world. – Michelle Obama

You can tell how smart people are by what they laugh at. – Tina Fey

We are all geniuses up to the age of ten. – Aldous Huxley

Almost everyone is born a genius and buried an idiot. – Charles Bukowski

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them. – Albert Einstein

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance. – Confucius

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure. – Colin Powell

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one. – E. B. White

Genius is talent set on fire by courage. – Henry Van Dyke

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. – Thomas A. Edison

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