Josiah Gilbert Holland Quote

Genius originates ideas and invents forms; talent adopts ideas and imitates forms. Talent is instructed; genius is inspired.


Plain Talks on Familiar Subjects: A Series of Popular Lectures, Chapter VIII (p. 274), Charles Scribner & Co. 1866

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Genius originates ideas and invents forms; talent adopts ideas and imitates forms. Talent is instructed; genius is inspired.

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Genius originates ideas and invents forms; talent adopts ideas and imitates forms. Talent is instructed; genius is inspired.

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Genius originates ideas and invents forms; talent adopts ideas and imitates forms. Talent is instructed; genius is inspired.

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Genius originates ideas and invents forms; talent adopts ideas and imitates forms. Talent is instructed; genius is inspired.