Intelligence Quotes

G. k. chesterton - a large section of the intelligentsia seems...
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

Henrik tikkanen - truly great madness cannot be achieved without...
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Bertrand russell - the main thing needed to make men happy is...
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Groucho Marx
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Flower A. Newhouse
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
Alfred North Whitehead
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
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
Alan J. Perlis
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
Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
Edward De Bono
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
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Unknown
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
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service.
E. B. White
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
Artificial Intelligence: the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies.
Bill Bulko
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Titus Livius
There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Terry Pratchett, Hogfathe
Artificial Intelligence the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies.
Bill Bulko
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
Over the past ten years, for the first time, intelligence had become socially correct for girls.
Tom Wolfe, "Bonfire of the Vanities".
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 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 mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
Ronald Reagan
Do not fight verbosity with words speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
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
pixel, n.: A mischievous, magical spirit associated with screen displays. The computer industry has frequently borrowed from mythology: Witness the sprites in computer graphics, the demons in artificial intelligence, and the trolls in the marketing department.
Jeff Meye
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
Henry Adams
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
Remy de Gourmont
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
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.
Leonardo DaVinci
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Raymond Chandle
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
Laurence J. Pete
Dancing The Highest Intelligence in the Freest Body.
Isadora Duncan