Definitions: (1) distinguished by unusual mental keenness or alertness; very able; talented; (2) splendid; remarkable; illustrious; outstanding; spectacular

Compatible Qualities: clarity, humility, plainspoken

• All of us, at some point in life, get brilliant ideas…only a few of us have the courage to take the next step. ― Manoj Arora (1973-) Indian financial advisor
• The truth of faith is a slender, glowing element that runs through even the seemingly ordinary and undramatic moments of existence. Even at low intensity, it is a steady source of illumination. Such religious truth is powerful even when it seems faint, even when it seems obscured by the larger events of history. ― Eugene Cullen Kennedy (1928–2015) American writer & professor

Comment: Any dullard can (and does) find fault and point out the problems. It takes real heart and genuine brilliance to come up with workable solutions.