"What riles me is that he got a genius grant and I didn't."
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Typical Brain Versus Einstein's Brain
"Could you read the part where Stephen envisions life outside Dublin again?"
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"In fact, the work's been so good that we question whether it's Will's own."
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"With your idea and my nothing, we could be rich."
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"God, I'll be glad when his genius grant runs out"
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"I've been called 'most probably a genius.'"
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"With the caveat that the only certainty in this life is uncertainty, I still want to entertain the possibility of being a pundit when I grow up."
"I thought he was a genius, but now I find out that he was self-proclaimed."
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"I'm a wunderkind slash flop."
"Who the hell is Dizzy Gillespie, anyway?
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"Do you think one of you geniuses could come up with a comfortable bar stool?"
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"You have to be sensitive to the fact that other children are inferior to you."
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Life Without Mozart
"Can you stop that crap? The bison are on the move."
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Genius At Midnight
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"His coffee's always crap for about a week after the MacArthur genius-grant winners are announced."
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"You know, Einstein never watched any great television until after he was forty."
"You've just proven that your job doesn't exist."
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Einstein At The Bank
"It's nice of you to say so, Ben, but somehow the idea of 'Shakespeare in the Park' doesn't really appeal to me."
"Nice sonata, but it wouldn't hurt him to comb his hair and smile now and then."
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"No - Einstein was the scientist. You're thinking of Einstein's Monster."
Distractions Of The Great
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