Intelligence Quotes

Edward de bono - many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers....
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
Laurence J. Pete
Time bandits - benson, you are so free of the ravages of...
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
Robert J. Shiller, Irrational Exuberance
Henry louis mencken - love is the triumph of imagination over...
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Arthur C. Clarke
I am convinced that the world is not a mere bog in which men and women trample themselves in the mire and die. Something magnificent is taking place here amid the cruelties and tragedies, and the supreme challenge to intelligence is that of making the noblest and best in our curious heritage prevail.
Charles A. Beard
Dancing The Highest Intelligence in the Freest Body.
Isadora Duncan
Continuous effort - - Not strength or intelligence - - Is the key to unlocking our potential.
Black Elk
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
G. K. Chesterton
Do not fight verbosity with words: speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
Working hard overcomes a who lot of other obstacles. You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.
Marsha Evans
Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with it apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
Norman Podhoretz
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
Louis Pasteu
Intelligence is nothing without delight.
Paul Claudel
In the modern world the intelligence of public opinion is the one indispensable condition for social progress.
Charles W. Eliot
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.
Eugene S. Wilson
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Stephen Leacock
You may assume infinite ignorance and unlimited intelligence.
Leo Szilard, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. Mendoza
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Bertrand Russell
Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
Sloan Wilson
The main thing needed to make men happy is intelligence.
Bertrand Russell
The 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 function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
To believe in God or in a guiding force because someone tells you to is the height of stupidity. We are given senses to receive our information within. With our own eyes we see, and with our own skin we feel. With our intelligence, it is intended that we understand. But each person must puzzle it out for himself or herself.
Sophy Burnham
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
Thomas Alva Edison
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
The test of a first - Fate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service.
E. B. White
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold
Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
Norman Podhoretz
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Groucho Marx
His intelligence seized on a subject, his genius embraced it, his eloquence illuminated it.
Paterculus
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The test of a first - Rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Knowing others is intelligence knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu
Do not fight verbosity with words speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
Jacques Maritain
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.
Leonardo DaVinci