Quotes Quote generator
If for instance the sentiment possessing for the moment the empire of our mind is sorrow, will not the genius sharpen the sorrow and the sorrow purify the genius? Together, will they not be like a cut diamond for which language is only the wax on which they stamp their imprint? I believe that genius, thus awakened, has no need to seek out details, that it scarcely pauses to reflect, that it never thinks of unity: I believe that the details come naturally without search by the poet, that inspiration takes the place of reflection and as for unity, I think there is no unity so perfect as that which results from a heart filled with a single idea...The nature of genius is related to that of instinct; it's operation is both simple and marvelous.

Quote tags

genius sorrow writing

Similar from genius genre

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have ... by Oscar Levant Quote #83753
My genius is not so frail a thing that it ... by Diane Setterfield Quote #182316
I don't want to be a genius-I have enough problems ... by Albert Camus Quote #161057
If you wish success in life, make perseverance you bosom ... by Joseph Addison Quote #105546