Intelligence Quotes

James russell lowell - it is not the insurrections of ignorance that are...
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

Raymond chandle - chess is as elaborate a waste of human...
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Stephen Leacock
Ambrose bierce - in our civilization, and under our republican...
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Flower A. Newhouse

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
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
It is not clear that intelligence has any long - Term survival value.
Stephen William Hawking
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
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
Remy de Gourmont
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
Alan J. Perlis
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Titus Livius
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold
There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
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
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 possibilities for mobilizing the experience, imaginations, and intelligence of workers, both employed and unemployed, are limitless.
Dominique Bouhours
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
Do not fight verbosity with words: speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence.
Time Bandits
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
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
So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - Neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence.
Homer, The Odyssey
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
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
The temptation shared by all forms of intelligence cynicism.
Albert Camus
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
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
William Feathe
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service.
E. B. White
You may assume infinite ignorance and unlimited intelligence.
Leo Szilard, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. Mendoza
The democratic theory is that if you accumulate enough ignorance at the polls, you produce intelligence.
Philo Vance
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
The main thing needed to make men happy is intelligence.
Bertrand Russell
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
Intelligence is nothing without delight.
Paul Claudel
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