"People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault."
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"Generosity is the flower of justice."
"There is sublime thieving in all giving. Someone gives us all he has and we are his."
"How much easier is it to be generous than just."
"Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed."
"Many people are capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing."
"What I gave I have, what I spent I had; and what I left I lost."
"The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity."
"Give all thou canst; high Heaven rejects the lore of nicely-calculated less or more."
"A genius is one who can do anything except make a living."
"Genius is sorrow's child."
"Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius."
"We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later."
"There is no great genius without a mixture of madness."
"Genius is childhood recaptured."
"One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius."
"Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks."
"Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings it out."
"Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length."
"What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?"
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