Quotation Explorer - 'Brilliant'

Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd.
But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to withstand. The brilliant Costaguanaro of the boulevards had died from solitude and want of faith in himself and others. - Joseph Conrad
Originality, not Intelligence, is the sign of a brilliant Author. All the Education in the world won't help someone who can't think for themselves. - A.M. Sawyer
A dull speech which is full of truths is much more brilliant than an eloquent speech which is full of lies! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Almost nothing beautiful or brilliant happens unless a person has thought about it a lot. - Eric Maisel
Isn't it ironic, The brilliant minds who've made the lives of others easier and enjoyable, are considered the "Crazy people". - Andrea L'Artiste
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination. - Albert Einstein
Our children are only as brilliant as we allow them to be. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
People are incredibly rude about it sometimes. Like, `What? You`re married?` Strange reaction to have. Proves what people`s ideas about marriage are. `We`re having a baby.` `What?` As if it`s the end of the world. Of course, it`s the start of a brilliant world. - Ewan McGregor
I think of rounds of editing as hammer time. Then, when they interrupt my writing, I can say... *shakes head* Nah, I just can't do it. Although when I come across a brilliant line, I do think, Can't touch this. And when I'm worried I'm overwriting a scene, I think, Hammer, don't hurt 'em. - Brent Weeks
In a way, staring into a computer screen is like staring into an eclipse. It's brilliant and you don't realize the damage until its too late."
Somewhere I read, if Apple is an school then Samsung is the brilliant student. In Indian market I can say that Micromax is the smartest student - Anoop Raghav
There is a brilliant novel in all of us. Some imagine it…others live it. Authors dwell in an auspicious life by having the ability to fuse the two. - Carl Henegan
She was only a dew drop that sparkled a short while under the brilliant rays of heaven's sunlight. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds
Petra is a brilliant display of man's artistry in turning barren rock into a majestic wonder. - Edward Dawson
I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. - Sir Winston Churchill
...they needed someone to explain, to spin, the parts of the tale that couldn't be suppressed. Someone reputable and educated. Someone brilliant yet absolutely committed to the faith. Someone like my father. - Martha N. Beck
Within the madness of my subliminal mind often brilliant thoughts are aligned. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
A brilliant mind was first a listener that observed the actions of the people that loved and hated them, then found a way to express their feelings, when real communication was lost. - Shannon L. Alder
The hands of man can manufacture many things both penetratingly brilliant and utterly astounding. Yet, despite their amazing dexterity and profound skill they cannot manufacture hope. Such a masterpiece as that is left for the hands of God and a manger crafted by those hands. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You are beautiful, brilliant, perceptive and pure beyond compare. Your folly lies in being unaware of your inner power and living a mediocre existence. - Pooja Ruprell
I saw [Linus Pauling] as a brilliant lecturer and a man with a fantastic memory, and a great, great showman. I think he was the century’s greatest chemist. No doubt about it. - Max F. Perutz
Getting an early education and then continuing it throughout life is a brilliant way to achieve success and live a purposeful life. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Deregulated marketplace: a brilliant method by which profits are privatized and losses are socialized. - Greg Palast
He was neither rich nor great, young nor handsome, - in no respect what is called fascinating, imposing or brilliant; and yet he was as attractive as a genial fire, and people seemed to gather about him as naturally as about a warm hearth. - Louisa May Alcott
Man is a slow, sloppy, and brilliant thinker; computers are fast, accurate, and stupid. - John Pfeiffer
Congratulations on surviving life up to this point. All the trials, heartaches, deceptions, sorrows and anxieties...You've come through all the adversity and are still here to tell the tale! you are quite simply, brilliant! - Karen Gibbs
It was a haunting tune, unresigned, a cry of heartache for all in the world that fell apart. As ash rose black against the brilliant sky, Fire's fiddle cried out for the dead, and for the living who stay behind and say goodbye. - Kristin Cashore
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth . . . Then he said, "Let there be light." Which means he made the entire universe in the dark! How fucking good is that? He's brilliant. - Ricky Gervais
You are an unusual, brilliant child who has not seen enough of life to grasp the full measure of human stupidity. - Ayn Rand
Aristotle may be regarded as the cultural barometer of Western history. Whenever his influence dominated the scene, it paved the way for one of history's brilliant eras; whenever it fell, so did mankind. - Ayn Rand
Oh, I simply can’t think. When I really want to depress myself, I think of all the brilliant men I know, married to their stupid wives. Enough to break your heart, it really is - Doris Lessing
A good woman inspires a man; a brilliant woman interests him; a beautiful woman fascinates him; and a sympathetic woman gets him. - Helen Rowland
However brilliant an action, it should not be esteemed great unless the result of a great motive. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I am not brilliant. I am curious and persistent. - Debasish Mridha
If you can eat with mates or friends or family, I mean, it's such a brilliant thing isn't it? If you feel really rubbish and you have a nice bit of food it makes you feel good, you know? - Jamie Oliver
The world is full of all sorts of brilliant stuff and I haven't found out all about it yet, so I don't want anyone messing it about or endin' it before I've had the chance to find out about it.-Adam to DEATH & the 4 horsepeople of the Apocalypse - Neil Gaiman
You do not need permission to be you. Just be your authentic, brilliant, one-soul-only self. You are a marvel. Act like it! - Toni Sorenson
We are brilliant shades of light, we can not be contained"-Boys of the Fatherless- - David C. Riggins
There is no condition of life in which we cannot abide in Jesus. We have to learn to abide in Him wherever we are placed. Our Brilliant Heritage, 946 R - Oswald Chambers
Power is brilliant Beauty is madnessObsession is addictionPerfection is suicidal, I was born beyond the limits of an ordinary being. So honey make use of it I exist therefore to celebrate or to die. - Samuel Pineda Jr.
Sometimes, the most brilliant and intelligent minds do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds. - Diane Ravitch
Some Christians believe the harder that one thinks, the colder faith will grow. Augustine grew more brilliant as he grew more pious, more creative as he became more orthodox. His period of heresy was imitative, but his traditional Christianity took mental risks. - John Mark Reynolds
Nothing discernable to the eye of the spirit is more brilliant or obscure than man; nothing is more formidible, complex, mysterious, and infinite. There is a prospect greater than the sea, and it is the sky; there is a prospect greater than the sky, and it is the human soul. - Victor Hugo
An average person with average talent, ambition and education can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals. - Brian Tracy
The Christmas story is penmanship of the most brilliant sort, where God crafted a beginning that would never be subject to an ending. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The heart is stubborn. It holds onto love despite what sense and emotion tells it. And it is often, in the battle of those three, the most brilliant of all. - Alessandra Torre
‎Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color - it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively. - Roberta Gately
That is what's meant by being afraid of the future, by showing how brilliant you come out of it. - Bisco Hatori
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. - Oscar Wilde
He’s such an extraordinarily brilliant person that it would be terrible if he let himself do nothing in the end. - Various
It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed. - Doe Zantamata
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me - Winston S. Churchill
It is a downright brilliant art to be ,successful quiet, in a bright noisy world. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
When you're given a brilliant child you polish her and let her shine. Pigs in Heaven - Barbara Kingsolver
[He] was a brilliant man. People tend to become wary of individuals like him because their brilliance reminds them of their own mediocrity. Envy is a blind man who wants to pull out your eyes. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. - Salvador Dali
Problems are part of life and within the obstacles it creates are brilliant miracles for the enduring folks. - Darmie Orem
Sometimes just looking into a person's eyes can tell a graphic story and a brilliant novel if you have the ability to turn it into words. - L.L. Caulton
Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity! - Lorii Myers
Those of you who are not aware of my brilliant career as a stand up comic, I'm not aware of it either so we might well wonder what we're doing here. - Alan Rickman
The human mind is a brilliant thing. Each person is capable of so much more than they give themselves credit for. I am only one mind amongst billions, though I still wish for my voice to be heard. - Danielle Taylor
Let us reflect, if we wish to be brilliant. Too much improvisation empties the mind in a stupid way. Running beer gathers no froth. No haste, gentlemen. - Victor Hugo
Why were drunks, almost always, persons of talent, personality, lovable qualities, gifts, brains, assets of all kinds (else why would anyone care?); why were so many brilliant men alcoholic? - Charles Jackson
To say that my existence is entirely inconsequential is to utterly ignore the amazing reality that life is a masterful story penned by a brilliant God who wrote me into the story in such a way that my absence would literally diminish the whole of the story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You can capture me with your beauty, only if you are a brilliant photographer. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Love" is a brilliant defying logic that thrives on human weaknesses! - Vishwanath S J
What can you say about a twenty-five-year-old girl who died? That she was beautiful. And brilliant. That she loved Mozart and Bach. And the Beatles. And me. - Erich Segal
The difference between false memories and true ones is thesame as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look themost real, the most brilliant. - Salvador Dalí
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