The daily schedules of the world's greatest geniuses

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How did Beethoven, Mozart, Freud, Dickens, Darwin, Le Corbusier or Benjamin Franklin managed to be so productive and create some of the most important work in the history of art and science? Check out this great visualization by Info We Trust and find solace in the fact that some of them didn't actually work that much.

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Then again, 99.99-percent of us don't have a tiny fraction of the talent of Ludwig or Wolfgang. [Thanks Omar!]

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p.s. And then there's Hunter Thompson's routine:

Illustration for article titled The daily schedules of the worlds greatest geniuses

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MaryFranHeinsch
MaryFran Heinsch

Notice how there is no time allocated for mopping floor, scrubbing toilets, shopping for groceries, preparing the meal, assisting with the children's homework....

It helps to be productive when you have only your own thoughts to look after.