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Mad Genius Quotes


"Les Miles looks like the mad science genius." - Todd Blackledge

"Inside the mind of 'America's Mad Genius' is not necessarily a place you want to visit." - Mike Caro

"Don't get even, get mad." - Frank Sinatra

"It seems to me that even the least of the human race is touched with genius when mad with love." - Evalyn Walsh McLean

"I think you're all mad. But that's part and parcel of being an artistic genius, isn't it?" - Charles De Lint

"Ricky Gervais is a genius." - Oscar Nunez

"You think I'm mad. Perhaps I am." - William Hurlbut

"'Mad Men' still lives in my life as the best job that I've ever had because I thought the character was genius. It was so well-written." - Patrick Fischler

"Either I'm a genius or I'm mad, which is it? "No," I said, "I can't be mad because nobody's put me away; therefore I'm a genius." Genius is a form of madness and we're all that way. But I used to be coy about it, like me guitar playing. But if there's such a thing as genius - I am one. And if there isn't, I don't care." - John Lennon

"Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The belly is the giver of genius." - Aulus Persius Flaccus

"Inspiration and genius -one and the same." - Victor Hugo

"Genius involves both envy and calumny." - Alexander Pope

"I think Pans Labyrinth is genius." - Joe Dante

"Since when was genius found respectable?" - Elizabeth Barrett Brownin

"genius accepts genius unconditionally" - Dan Brown

"He'sh mad?' 'Sort of mad. But mad with lots of money.' 'Ah, then he can't be mad. I've been around; if a man hash lotsh of money he'sh just ecshentric." - Terry Pratchett

"What makes me mad is arrogance, pretension, putting on airs." - David Duchovny

"I'm left handed and I'm playing a right handed kit... That's why everyone thought, 'Wow, he's a genius,' but all I was doing was trying to play backwards... It's one of those mad accidents, you can't learn it." - Ringo Starr

"Often-times it's madness, not genius that moves the world forward. Who else but the mad would reach so far, stretching for the impossible and, in so doing, prove the impossible possible!" - James Rollins

"Calvin: I'm a genius, but I'm a misunderstood genius. Hobbes: What's misunderstood about you? Calvin: Nobody thinks I'm a genius. Corfu? It's just a poor man's Pensacola..." - John Ratzenberger

"To see things in the seed, that is genius." - Laozi

"Genius is only the power of making continuous efforts." - Elbert Hubbard

"Genius is simply patience carried to the extreme." - Santiago Ramon y Cajal

"I think every genius person has a bit of insanity." - Allyson Felix

"The greatest form of genius is that which is' noticed." - Scott Nicholson

"Genius is only a greater aptitude for patience." - Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon

"A genius is a mentally ill person with an audience" - Tim Minchin

"Never underestimate spite as a motivator for genius." - Sam Kean

"Genius is talent set on fire by courage." - Henry Van Dyke

"I didn't want to be a genius! That ain't cool." - Missy Elliott

"Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers." - Robert Graves

"Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations." - Thomas Gray

"I love David Fincher and I think he's a genius." - Trent Reznor

"Genius speaks only to genius." - Stanislaw I Leszczynski

"Genius speaks only to genius." - Stanislaw I Leszczynski

"Every one is a genius, more or less. No one is so physically sound that no part of him will be even a little unsound, and no one is so diseased but that some part of him will be healthy - so no man is so mentally and morally sound, but that he will be in part both mad and wicked; and no man is so mad and wicked but he will be sensible and honourable in part. In like manner there is no genius who is not also a fool, and no fool who is not also a genius." - Samuel Butler

"The Republicans are mad at Donald Trump, and the Democrats are mad at Hillary Clinton. And the Bernie Sanders people are mad at everybody. When has that ever happened?" - Frank Luntz

"It's a mad world. Mad as Bedlam." - Charles Dickens

"You have certain writing tools but generally creating something from nothing makes one quite mad and Cynthia and I are quite mad you know." - Barry Mann

"To become successful you will have to get mad about your current situation. After you get mad, get motivated to do something about it." - Jon Jones

"Most of the pack would rather have Darryl mad at them than Auriele." - Patricia Briggs

"She's stark raving mad!" - Lewis Carroll

"Certitude drives people mad." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I'm unstuck in time. Also, I juggle like mad and have made myself efficient." - Paul S. Kemp

"As a writer I'm more drawn to villains who are just slightly mad." - Lev Grossman

"All poets are mad." - Robert Burton

"We're all mad here." - Lewis Carroll

"Nobody ever recognizes me from 'Mad Men,' because they darken my hair a little bit." - Anne Dudek

"I have mad brims." - Mos Def

"Mel will always be Mad Max, and me, I will always be a Number." - Patrick Mcgoohan

"I'm very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years' time." - Freddie Mercury

"I'm mad for satin." - Manolo Blahnik

"I got to know Australians well working on the 'Mad Max' franchise with director George Miller." - Terry Hayes

"I'd go mad if I didn't have things to make me laugh." - Stuart Rose

"It would be pretty funny to see a Beverly Hills white girl with mad rap skills." - Tori Spelling

"It's not unusual for kids in their twenties to be mad at their parents." - Joy Browne

"That's your life. Get used to it. Don't get mad at me- you married him." - Laura Schlessinger

"I've enjoyed watching 'Lost.' I'm a big fan of 'Mad Men.'" - Timothy Hutton

"Passion is the genius of genius." - Tony Robbins

"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. As a result, a genius is often a talented person who has simply done all of his homework." - Thomas A Edison

"It is the privilege of true genius, And especially genius who opens up a new path, To make great mistakes with impunity" - Lewis Carroll

"Men of humor are always in some degree men of genius; wits are rarely so, although a man of genius may, amongst other gifts, possess wit, as Shakespeare." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully." - Walter Lippmann

"Saying that a great genius is mad, while at the same time recognizing his artistic worth, is like saying that he had rheumatism or suffered from diabetes. Madness, in fact, is a medical term that can claim no more notice from the objective critic than he grants the charge of heresy raised by the theologian, or the charge of immorality raised by the police." - James Joyce

"From the union of power and money, from the union of power and secrecy, from the union of government and science, from the union of government and art, from the union of science and money, from the union of ambition and ignorance, from the union of genius and war, from the union of outer space and inner vacuity, the Mad Farmer walks quietly away." - Wendell Berry

"The guy that I worked on 'Thriller ' was a genius and he was 20 years old, but it was like working with a gifted 10-year-old. The guy who I worked on with 'Black Or White' was crazy. Michael had gone mad." - John Landis

"All of a sudden, those few pages of script that he had shown me with the weird images I could visualize all of that in my brain, and I knew that there was this mad little genius at work here and I really wanted to do the film." - Jack Nance

"While the world may feel entitled and have the power to pronounce an individual crazy, are there times when the innocent genius, the insightful individual or just the old grandmother may reasonably declare the world to be mad? Probably, but what hope or happiness would such an individual have?" - Michael Leunig

"I do love the clothes on 'Mad Men' because my character has been so elegant and I would never have had access to these clothes. I think Janie Bryant is a costume designing genius. They'll call and tell me, 'It will only take an hour,' and I'm like, 'I will try on the whole truck!'" - Cara Buono

"To know one's self is wisdom, but to know one's neighbor is genius." - Minna Antrim

"Once genius is submerged by bureaucracy, a nation is doomed to mediocrity." - Richard M. Nixon

"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of childhood into maturity." - Thomas Huxley

"Genius is infinite painstaking." - Michelangelo

"Genius is childhood recaptured." - Jean Baudrillard

"Genius is intellect constructive." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Mediocrity borrows, genius steals." - Igor Stravinsky

"I'm a misunderstood genius." - Bill Watterson

"Brilliant thinking is rare, but courage is in even shorter supply than genius." - Peter Thiel

"The genius of rock music is that it matched the cultural hysteria around it." - Don Delillo

"Talent imitates, genius steals." - T S Eliot

"Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius." - Dr. An Wang

"Giving calls for genius." - Ovid

"Genius Borrows nobly." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that." - Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire

"Intelligence and genius" - Albert Einstein

"I have nothing to declare but my genius, and this four-kilo bag of cocaine." - Oscar Wilde

"A boy has a natural genius for combining business with pleasure." - Charles Dudley Warner

"Where power is absent we may find the robe of genius, but we miss the throne." - Walter Savage Landor

"Genius of the highest kind implies an unusual intensity of the modifying power." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Genius is clairvoyant." - Abel Stevens

"Eccentricities of genius." - Charles Dickens

"Talent borrows, genius steals!" - Oscar Wilde

"Adrian, you're a genius." - Richelle Mead

"We have barely begun to tap into the genius of our humanity." - Jean Houston

"No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Patience is eternal genius" - Michelangelo

"Genius is sorrow's child." - John Adams

"Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them." - R Buckminster Fuller

"I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Genius requires an audience." - Jacqueline Carey

"The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos." - Lydia M Child

"Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened." - Lawrence Durrell

"My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season." - Mary Todd Lincoln

"Genius is eternal patience." - Michelangelo

"Genius has no brother." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Talent works, genius creates." - Robert Schumann

"I'm a musical genius." - Timbaland

"I'm no genius." - Lou Holtz

"What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?" - Elizabeth Barrett Brownin

"Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius." - Robert Hughes

"'Dammit I'm mad' is 'Dammit I'm mad' spelled backwards." - Demetri Martin

"Make your haters mad! Yeah, make them really mad!" - Greyson Chance

"I'm not mad at you, I'm mad at the news." - Gina Barberi

"I'm just mad about Fourteen Fourteen's mad about me" - Donovan

"In a mad world, only the mad are sane." - Akira Kurosawa

"Our players are mad, but it's good mad." - Nancy Lopez

"Daddy's gone mad, hasn't he?" - J K Rowling

"she's mad, but she's magic." - Charles Bukowski

"she's mad, but she's magic." - Charles Bukowski

"she's mad, but she's magic." - Charles Bukowski

"Imagination is the mad boarder." - Nicolas Malebranche

"Batista does look pretty mad." - Triple H

"Don't get mad. Get everything." - Ivana Trump

"Don't get mad, get even," - Robert Kennedy

"Jealousy will drive you mad." - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

"Somewhere where people aren't so mad would be nice, but I don't know if there is anywhere like that." - Elliott Smith

"It's no wonder there is a mad scramble for victim status on many campuses today. It confers authority and prestige." - Christina Hoff Sommers

"An undevout astronomer is mad." - Edward Young

"Don't get mad, get even." - Joseph P Kennedy

"I'm just mad about Saffron Saffron's mad about me I'm just mad about Saffron She's just mad about me." - Donovan

"Fools are not mad folks." - William Shakespeare

"In the industry, I got a lot of attention for 'Mad Men,' because everyone in the industry watches it." - Sarah Drew

"I hate all hitters. I start a game mad and I stay that way until it's over." - Don Drysdale

"Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?" - Isadora Duncan

"And I'm not so in love with making people mad that I want to live my life around it." - Aaron Mcgruder

"I had a big time punk-rock phase and psychobilly phase. I used to go mad for the Guana Batz." - Imelda May

"I've never directed anything before 'Mad Men,' so I don't feel I have any advice for the other directors." - John Slattery

"Don't get mad. Get everything!" - Ivana Trump

"Humor is reason gone mad." - Groucho Marx

"A mad who knows that he is mad is not fully mad!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Psychiatry's a young science. Yesterday's madman may be tomorrow's genius. Beethoven and Van Gogh were both a bit loopy. In my view, most madmen are remarkable. They're explorers, travelers beyond the rim of consciousness. Not surprising if they pick up a few bugs and get sick. That's all it is, madness. Mad just means sick. If you get fluid on the lungs it's pleurisy. If it's fluid on the brain, it's insanity." - Clare Boylan

"The genius of Canada remains essentially a deflationary genius." - Jan Morris

"True genius does not fulfill expectations. True genius shatters it." - Paula Abdul

"Every complete man has his genius. True virtue is genius." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Genius is, to be sure, not a matter of arbitrariness, but rather of freedom, just as wit, love, and faith, which once shall become arts and disciplines. We should demand genius from everybody, without, however, expecting it." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Was genius ever ungrateful? Mere talents are dry leaves, tossed up and down by gusts of passion, and scattered and swept away; but, Genius lies on the bosom of Memory, and Gratitude at her feet." - Walter Savage Landor

"Perhaps only a Genius can truly understand Genius." - Robert Schumann

"Every complete man has his genius. True virtue is genius." - Friedrich Schlegel



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