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genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains

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  • genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains — Cf. 1858 CARLYLE Frederick the Great I. IV. iii. ‘Genius’..means transcendent capacity of taking trouble, first of all. 1870 J. E. HOPKINS Work amongst Working Men iv. Gift, like genius, I often think, only means an infinite capacity for taking… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • genius — see genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • capacity — see genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • intelligence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Capacity to learn Nouns 1. intelligence, capacity, comprehension, apprehension, understanding; parts, sagacity, [mother] wit, esprit; intelligence quotient, IQ, acuteness, shrewdness, cunning; acumen,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • pain — see genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains no pain, no gain pride feels no pain …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

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