1,302. Faith; Genius;
"Keep always in your mind, that, with due submission to
Providence, a man of genius has been seldom ruined but by
Johnson: Letter to Joseph Baretti
"Genius is shown only by invention."
Johnson: Idler #40 (January 20, 1759)
"A genius, whatever it be, is like a fire in the flint, only to
be produced by collision with a proper subject."
Johnson: Rambler #25 (June 12, 1750)