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Genius :
I can always leave off talking when I hear a master play. - Robert Browing
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can. - E. Bulwer-Lytton
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius. - Arthur Canan Doyle
Mediocrity has no greater consolation than in the thought that genius is not immortal. - Goethe
Genius only means an infinite capacity for taking pains. - Jane Hopkins
Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power a man is. - James Lowell
There is no great genius without a touch of madness. - Seneca
Giving :
You need more tact in the dangerous art of giving presents than in any other social action. - William Bolitho
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. - Carneille
Gifts are scorn'd where givers are despis'd. - John Dryden
A gift much expected is paid, not given.Gifts are scorn'd where givers are despis'd. - George Herbert
Giving requires good sense. - Ovid
Every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts. - Proverbs 19:6
Gratitude :
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation: you do not find it among gross people. - Samuel Johnson
Gratitude, in most men, is only a strong and secret hope of greater favours. - La Rochefoucauld
He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment on his debt. - Seneca