Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
I have nothing to declare except my genius.
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
Genius as such can neither be explained nor treated away; only, at times, its delay and inhibition and its perversion to destructive or self-destructive ends.
To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men - that is genius.
Doing easily what others find is difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
It takes immense genius to represent, simply and sincerely, what we see in front of us.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
The parting genius is with sighing sent.
Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
We define genius as the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.
Before I was a genius I was a drudge.
In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.