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" Genius is subject to the same laws •which regulate the production of cotton and molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions, and multiplied by bounties. "
Public Documents of Massachusetts - Page 124
by Massachusetts - 1896
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopędia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Quotations, English - 1894 - 579 pages
...for strange scents, — they like plain animals better than perfumed ones. — Holme*, GENIUS GENIUS Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate the production of cotton and molasses. Macau/ay. To carry on the feelings of childhood into the powers of manhood, to combine the child's...
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Mental Physiology: Especially in Its Relations to Mental Disorders

Theophilus Bulkeley Hyslop - Brain - 1895 - 552 pages
...of applying an attention, steady and undissipated, to a single object. Macaulay regarded genius as subject to the same laws which regulate the production of cotton and molasses ; whilst Hogarth said he knew no such thing as genius — " Genius is nothing but labour and diligence."...
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Report, Volume 24

New Hampshire. Dept. of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1897
...time, but tends to weaken the powers of attention and concentration and relax the mental fibre. Howells says: " The women are in fact the miscellaneous readers...noted author says that " Genius is subject to the same law which regulates the production of cotton and molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand."...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 11

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1898
...ever been produced in the world are equally perfect in their kind with the great Athenian orations. Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate...molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions, and multiplied by bounties. The singular excellence...
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The handbook of oratory: a cyclopedia of authorities on oratory as an art ...

William Vincent Byars - Oratory - 1901 - 533 pages
...ever been produced in the world are equally perfect in their kind with the great Athenian orations. Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate...molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions and multiplied by bounties. The singular excellence...
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The cyclopedia of oratory: a handbook of authorities on oratory as an art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...ever been produced in the world are equally perfect in their kind with the great Athenian orations. Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate...molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions and multiplied by bounties. The singular excellence...
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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 47

National Education Association of the United States. Meeting - Education - 1909
...are equally perfect in their kind with the great Athenian orations. He adds the striking suggestion that genius is subject to the same laws which regulate...molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions and multiplied by bounties. To the influence which oratory...
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Proceedings

Education - 1909
...are equally perfect in their kind with the great Athenian orations. He adds the striking suggestion that genius is subject to the same laws which regulate...molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions and multiplied by bounties. To the influence which oratory...
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Miscellaneous Studies in Prose

English prose literature - 1911 - 197 pages
...ever been produced in the world are equally perfect in their kind with the great Athenian orations. Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate...molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions and multiplied by bounties. The singular excellence...
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Why Should We Change Our Form of Government?: Studies in Practical Politics

Nicholas Murray Butler - United States - 1912 - 159 pages
...are equally perfect in their kind with the great Athenian orations. He adds the striking suggestion that genius is subject to the same laws which regulate...molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions and multiplied by bounties. To the influence which oratory...
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