Originally Posted by WMR
"When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him."
Of course, almost by definition, anybody initially opposed to a true genius becomes the "dunce" after the genius is realized and accepted as such. Just sayin'.
Still a good quote for convincing everybody with a minority opinion that they're really just an unrecognized "true genius".