Topics - Intelligence


Quote 47I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.
Quote 279A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
Quote 350Action is the real measure of intelligence. - Napoleon Hill
Quote 425Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
Quote 431Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
Quote 432Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Quote 603Belief is the death of intelligence. - Robert Anton Wilson
Quote 908Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Quote 1173I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.
Quote 1193I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
Quote 1890Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
Quote 1938Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Quote 2057We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Quote 2316Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
Quote 2831Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Quote 3509Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Quote 3657I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Quote 3806Common sense is not so common. - Francois Marie Arouet
Quote 3881Every true genius is bound to be naive. - Friedrich Schiller
Quote 3995As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
Quote 4103Wit is educated insolence. - Aristotle
Quote 4440Intelligence is not a science. - Frank Carlucci
Quote 4710It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
Quote 4787Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
Quote 5221There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
Quote 7815It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
Quote 8356I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be t...
Quote 8363It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
Quote 8422It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Quote 8545The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Quote 8630What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Quote 8808The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Quote 8865There is no method but to be very intelligent.
Quote 9021All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
Quote 9160Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
Quote 9373The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Quote 9990Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
Quote 10221The higher the voice the smaller the intellect.
Quote 10804Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
Quote 10984Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Quote 11142Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Quote 11169There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Quote 11570The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
Quote 11613An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Quote 11812Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
Quote 11823There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
Quote 12035To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
Quote 12060Intellectuals are too sentimental for me. - Margaret Anderson
Quote 12387It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle.
Quote 12693There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid.
Quote 12811The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to func...
Quote 12952Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
Quote 13193Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Quote 13291Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
Quote 13318I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Quote 13508The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.
Quote 13965Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
Quote 14006We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.