THE HABITS OF HISTORY’S GREATEST THINKERS: Memorizing The Bible, Drinking 50 Cups of Coffee a Day

Published on March 31, 2014

What makes a genius a genius?

According to these graphics, it’s good time management.

Using Mason Currey’s book Daily Rituals: How Artists Work – which draws on diaries and letters from the thinkers themselves – designer RJ Andrews has mapped out the comings and goings of some of history’s most important figures, right down to the hour.

From Mozart to Freud and Darwin to Dickens, the waking, working and, in some cases, procrastinating of history’s greatest minds are laid out for scrutiny.





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