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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
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  Genius is nothing but a great capacity for patience.  1
  Le génie n’est autre chose qu’une grand aptitude à la patience—Genius is nothing else than a sovereign capacity for patience.  2
  Le style est l’homme même—The style is the man himself.  3
  Patience is genius.  4
  To write well is to think well, to feel well, and to render well; it is to possess at once intellect, soul, and taste.  5
 
 
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