a great developed head
...Thoreau's Journal: 11-Sep-1852

Genius is like the snapping-turtle, born with a great developed head. They say our brain at birth is one-sixth the weight of our body.

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michael jameson said...

some believe genius is the walking of a very fine line of superior intelligence and insanity and there is a lot of teetering going on! and you have to pay for wisdom! the cost is, for some more then they can bare!. michael jameson oldantiqueguy@hotmail.com