Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them.
Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.
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:||26th September, 1892|
|Death:||1st November, 1970|
Robert Staughton Lynd was an American sociologist and professor at Columbia University, New York City. Robert and his wife Helen Lynd are best known for writing the groundbreaking "Middletown" studies of Muncie, Indiana - Middletown: A Study in Contemporary American Culture and Middletown in Transition, which are classics of American sociology.
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