Intelligence Quotes

Leo szilard,
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold

Maya angelou - the quality of strength lined with tenderness is...
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
Norman podhoretz - creativity represents a miraculous coming...
Over the past ten years, for the first time, intelligence had become socially correct for girls.
Tom Wolfe, "Bonfire of the Vanities".

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Arthur C. Clarke
No man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.
H. L. Mencken
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Edgar Allan Poe
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
Ronald Reagan
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
Alfred North Whitehead
Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
Unknown
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Flower A. Newhouse
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
Intelligence is nothing without delight.
Paul Claudel
In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
Marya Mannes
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Raymond Chandle
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
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
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
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
Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without education. Education enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
Albert E. Wiggam
Questions are the creative acts of intelligence.
Frank Kingdon
The possibilities for mobilizing the experience, imaginations, and intelligence of workers, both employed and unemployed, are limitless.
Dominique Bouhours
Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence.
Henrik Tikkanen
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
The democratic theory is that if you accumulate enough ignorance at the polls, you produce intelligence.
Philo Vance
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
William Feathe
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
Dancing The Highest Intelligence in the Freest Body.
Isadora Duncan
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
Man is not a machine... Although man most certainly processes information, he does not necessarily process it in the way computers do. Computers and men are not species of the same genus... However much intelligence computers may attain, now or in the furture, theirs must always be an intelligence alien to genuine human problems and concerns.
Joseph Weizenbaum
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency.
William Carlos Williams
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
Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.
Henrik Tikkanen
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not always assume the other fellow has intelligence equal to yours. He may have more.
Terry Thomas
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Unknown
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Terry Pratchett, Hogfathe
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein