The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.