Intelligence Quotes

Albert camus - the temptation shared by all forms of...
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

Dominique bouhours - the possibilities for mobilizing the experience,...
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
Wolfgang amadeus mozart - neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor...
It is not clear that intelligence has any long - Term survival value.
Stephen William Hawking

Questions are the creative acts of intelligence.
Frank Kingdon
Continuous effort - - Not strength or intelligence - - Is the key to unlocking our potential.
Black Elk
I had learned to respect the intelligence, integrity, creativity and capacity for deep thought and hard work latent somewhere in every child they had learned that I differed from them only in years and experience, and that as I, an ordinary human being, loved and respected them, I expected payment in kind.
Sybil Marshall
Artificial Intelligence the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies.
Bill Bulko
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
Robert J. Shiller, Irrational Exuberance
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
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
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Albert Einstein
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.
Leonardo DaVinci
There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue.
Tom Robbins
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
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
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
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
Remy de Gourmont
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
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
Bertrand Russell
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Groucho Marx
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Arthur C. Clarke
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Stephen Leacock
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
Do not fight verbosity with words speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
Do not fight verbosity with words: speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Raymond Chandle
Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
Unknown
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Saul Bellow
The main thing needed to make men happy is intelligence.
Bertrand Russell
Do not always assume the other fellow has intelligence equal to yours. He may have more.
Terry Thomas
Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
Jacques Maritain