Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin Quote

Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin
Often misattributed to Mozart. From: Jacquin's entry in Mozart's souvenir album dated 11 April 1787. As quoted in: "Mozart: a Life" by Maynard Solomón, p. 312. Sometimes quoted as: "Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."
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True genius without heart is a thing of nought - for not great understanding alone, not intelligence alone, nor both together, make genius. Love! Love! Love! that is the soul of genius.  - Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin
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Born: February 16, 1727

Died: October 26, 1817 (aged 90)

Nationality: Dutch

Bio: Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin or Baron Nikolaus von Jacquin was a Dutch scientist who studied medicine, chemistry and botany.

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