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Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.
The ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand.
The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.
Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, "God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows."
Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses.
"Lawsuit mania"… a continual craving to go to law against others, while considering themselves the injured party.
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Cesare Lombroso was an Italian criminologist and physician, founder of the Italian School of Positivist Criminology, often referred to as the father of criminology.
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