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Quote of F. Scott Fitzgerald - Genius is the ability to put...


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.




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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.
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Good sense and genius beget esteem and regard: Wit and humour excite love and affection.
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Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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The first and last thing required of genius is love of truth.
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I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.
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It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
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Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane... There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.
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