The ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand.
Pt. III, ch. 3
Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses.Cesare Lombroso
Genius is one of the many forms of insanity.Cesare Lombroso
Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.Cesare Lombroso
The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.Cesare Lombroso
"Lawsuit mania"... a continual craving to go to law against others, while considering themselves the injured party.Cesare Lombroso