Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

What appears as exceptional intellectual and/or creative capacity is actually the ability to continually exert great effort and attention to detail. Maybe these designers are born with some innate brilliance, but their designs are the result of a laser focus on getting all the details right. Ultimately, genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

Prov. Genius is the quality of being exceedingly careful about everything you do. If genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains, Marilyn certainly has it. She never overlooks a single detail that needs attention.
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Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains. The only thing is to peg away.