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Biography - F. Scott Fitzgerald:

American novelist and short story writer.
Born: 1896 - Died: 1940
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.




Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
Le génie est la capacité de rendre effectif ce qu'on a à l'esprit.

German
Genie ist die Fähigkeit, das zu verwirklichen, was man im Kopf hat.

Italian
Il genio è la capacità di mettere in pratica ciò che hai in mente.




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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.




Quotes for: genius


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Quotes for: genius


Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.





Good sense and genius beget esteem and regard: Wit and humour excite love and affection.





Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.





In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.





The first and last thing required of genius is love of truth.





He recognized in himself that power to forget which only children have, and geniuses, and the innocent. Innocent, overwhelmed by joy, he understood at last that he was made for happiness.











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Quotes for: ability


Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.





We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.





It is better to trust in ability than in luck.





Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.





There is only one proof of ability: doing it.





The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.











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F. Scott Fitzgerald also said...


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.





One should, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.





Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.





Action is character.





Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.





Forgotten is forgiven.












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