Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Great accomplishments depend not so much on ingenuity as on hard work. This is a saying of the American inventor Thomas Edison.
Ingenious vs. IngenuousDespite both relating to intelligence, genius and ingenious aren’t interchangeable. Learn the difference between ingenious vs. ingenuous.
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