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- Michael Heppell, The Edge: How the Best Get Better
2. "Without wisdom, brilliance is not enough."
- Quote by Barry Schwartz
3. "Incredible brilliance often dwells on the razor's edge of madness..."
- Quote by Brad Thor
4. "She fell upward into brilliance, where all suffering was released."
- Mark Salzman, Lying Awake
5. "Very often ambition and entrepreneurial drive, in combination, beat brilliance."
- Edward O. Wilson, Letters to a Young Scientist
6. "Brilliance is encouraged but optional. Competence, however, is mandatory."
- Steve Stockman, How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro
7. "The most ordinary word, when put into place, suddenly acquires brilliance. That is the brilliance with which your images must shine."
- Quote by Robert Bresson
8. "Some people's brilliance is in their head. A surgeon's brilliance is in her hands. But there are people who have brilliant hearts. They shine right through them."
- Gennifer Choldenko, If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period
9. "I stared up at the Erlking, and with my typical pithy brilliance said, "Uh-oh."
- Jim Butcher, Changes
10. "Raw brilliance needs long years of hard work to develop properly."
- Mario Puzo, Six Graves to Munich