The true function of philosophy is to educate us in the principles of reasoning and not to put an end to further reasoning by the introduction of fixed conclusions.
Genius is rarely able to give any account of its own processes.
Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.- Maude Adams
Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.- Edmund Wilson
The only guaranteed way to be a genius is to surround yourself with idiots.- Ziad K. Abdelnour
Mr Robert Montgomery’s genius [is] far too free and aspiring to be shackled by the rules...- Thomas Babington Macaulay
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discov- James Joyce
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|Birth:||18th April, 1817|
|Death:||28th November, 1878|
George Henry Lewes was born in London, England. He was an English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. However, he is perhaps best known today for having openly lived with Mary Ann Evans, who wrote under the pen-name George Eliot, as soulmates whose life and writings were enriched by their relationship, despite never marrying. He wrote several books include: Problems of life and mind, The Life of Goethe, Comte's philosophy of the sciences, Ranthorpe, and The life of Maximilien Robespierre.
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