„Talent does what it can: Genius does what it must.“

Última atualização 23 de Outubro de 2017. História
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Edward Bulwer-Lytton15
1803 - 1873

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„Genius does what it must, talent does what it can.“

—  Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton English statesman and poet 1831 - 1891

Last Words, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.“

—  Henri-Frédéric Amiel Swiss philosopher and poet 1821 - 1881

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Journal

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„You can do something with talent, but nothing with genius….“

—  Margot Asquith Anglo-Scottish socialite, author and wit 1864 - 1945

Quoted in Jack Fishman's My Darling Clementine, the biography of Winston Churchill's wife. (p. 131).

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„Genius does not excuse evil.“

—  Rick Riordan, livro The Battle of the Labyrinth

Fonte: The Battle of the Labyrinth

„Height doesnt matter, talent does.“

—  Nikita Gokhale Indian Actress, Indian Model 1990

"‘6 bold statements of Nikita Gokhale’" http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/marathi/movies/6-bold-statements-of-Nikita-Gokhale/6-bold-statements-of-Nikita-Gokhale/photostory/45617534.cms.TimesOfIndia.com. December 23, 2014.

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„You must be painter who takes a canvas and does what he likes with it.“

—  Michelangelo Antonioni Italian film director and screenwriter 1912 - 2007

Encountering Directors interview (1969)
Contexto: You must be painter who takes a canvas and does what he likes with it. We are more like painters in past centuries who were ordered to paint frescoes to specific measurements. Among the people in the fresco may be a bishop, the prince's wife, etc. The fresco isn't bad simply because the painter used for models people from the court of the prince who ordered and paid for it.

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„What Carew does with a football, I can do with an orange.“

—  Zlatan Ibrahimović Swedish association football player 1981

answer to criticism from Norwegian footballer John Carew that Zlatan's moves are pointless
Norwegian tabloid VG, April 2002.

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