Intelligence Quotes

H. l. mencken - nobody ever went broke underestimating the...
A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
G. K. Chesterton

Stephen william hawking - it is not clear that intelligence has any long -...
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will - Stubborn will.
Ferdinand Foch
E. b. white - an intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity...
Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.
Henrik Tikkanen

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
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
Remy de Gourmont
You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.
Alvin Toffle
Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence.
Henrik Tikkanen
His intelligence seized on a subject, his genius embraced it, his eloquence illuminated it.
Paterculus
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Do not fight verbosity with words: speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul.
John Keats
In the modern world the intelligence of public opinion is the one indispensable condition for social progress.
Charles W. Eliot
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
Love is the triump of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
Robert J. Shiller, Irrational Exuberance
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. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.
F Scott
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on Earth.
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.
James Russell Lowell
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Edgar Allan Poe
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson
Dancing The Highest Intelligence in the Freest Body.
Isadora Duncan
The democratic theory is that if you accumulate enough ignorance at the polls, you produce intelligence.
Philo Vance
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
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold
Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change.
Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 speech
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
William Feathe
Communications without intelligence is noise; Intelligence without communications is irrelevant.
Gen Alfred Gray, USMC
Continuous effort - - Not strength or intelligence - - Is the key to unlocking our potential.
Black Elk
Emile Zola was a poor student at his school at Aix. We are all so different largely because we all have different combinations of intelligences. If we recognize this, I think we will have at least a better chance of dealing appropriately with many problems that we face in the world.
Howard Gardne
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
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Artificial Intelligence the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies.
Bill Bulko
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
Laurence J. Pete
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
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
If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him. But all nature cries aloud that He does exist that there is a supreme intelligence, an immense power, an admirable order, and everything teaches us our own dependence on it.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
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