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Re: One percent inspiration and nintynine perspiration

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on April 10, 2006

In Reply to: One percent inspiration and nintynine perspiration posted by ANJU MARIAM SUNNY on April 10, 2006

: "Genius is one percent inspiration and nintynine perspiration"what does this phrase means.

Just what it says. That to be a genius you need not only to have inspiration, but to work and sweat to make your inspiration bear fruit.