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" When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. "
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Intelligence: A New Look

Hans J. Eysenck - 1998 - 227 páginas
...against which the creative mind of the genius has to battle constantly for acceptance. As Swift said, "When a true genius appears in the world, you may...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." John Milton pointed out that "truth... never comes into the world but like a bastard to the ignominy...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...men grow virtuous in their old age, they only make a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings. 11348 t someone, sit right here by me. 6519 11349 When the world has once begun to use us ill, it afterwards continues the same treatment with...
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The Making of a Bestseller: From Author to Reader

Arthur T. Vanderbilt - 1999 - 234 páginas
...a particularly apt description of the story of its publication. It came from a sentence of Jonathan Swift: "When a true genius appears in the world, you...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." "Why, the question nags, why on earth was it not published till now?" asked the New York Times in a...
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Dancing With Lions

Trader X - 1999 - 219 páginas
...beginning of my career. Everything had lead up to this point. In the process I became bulletproof. "When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederation against him. " —Johnathon Swift Chapter 3 Technical Analysis...
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My Few Wise Wotds Of Wisdom

Charlie Walker - 2000 - 111 páginas
...its goal, while genius already on the summit of the ideal, gazes laughingly about. Robert Schumann When a true genius appears in the world, you may know...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.' Jonathan Swift Giving Giving without prior thought can become a serious defect. And if handicapped...
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What Every Principal Would Like to Say . . . and What to Say Next Time ...

Noah benShea - 2000 - 146 páginas
...isdom is knowing what to do next. Virtue is doing it. even bad people good, if I am good enough. ien a true genius appears in the world you may know him...that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. — Jonathan Swift •fter the game, the king and pawn go into the same box. — Italian proverb ome...
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The Oxford Illustrated Companion to Medicine

...reputation of usually blocking new ideas, even though medicine is characterized by change. As Swift said, 'When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in a confederacy against him'. But new ways of thinking do happen, and the critical barriers to seeing...
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The Boy who Invented Television: A Story of Inspiration, Persistence, and ...

Paul Schatzkin - 2002 - 283 páginas
...Famsworth. Tobe Rutherford and Skee Tumer aboard the SS Bremen 'When a true genius appears in this world you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." — -Jonathan Swift In the dark and starrv nights he spent on the deck of the SS Bremen, Philo T. Farnsworth,...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 páginas
...persecuted when living, and is always pilfered when dead." — Disraeli "When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." — Swift "I have known no one of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical...
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They All Told the Truth: The Antigravity Papers

Richard P. Crandall - 2003 - 700 páginas
...frequently blocked for long periods by such errors. " - Einstein " When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him " - Tonathan Swift So ANTIGRAVITY? Preposterous!! [ THIS PAGE IS INTENTIONALLY BLANK ] Bob Lazar: Who...
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