Intelligence Quotes

Ronald reagan - there are no great limits to growth because there...
So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - Neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence.
Homer, The Odyssey

Titus livius - many difficulties which nature throws in our way,...
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
G. k. chesterton - a large section of the intelligentsia seems...
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

Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Terry Pratchett, Hogfathe
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
Continuous effort - - Not strength or intelligence - - Is the key to unlocking our potential.
Black Elk
Love is the triump of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
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
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Flower A. Newhouse
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
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
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
Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
Unknown
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
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
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
Do not always assume the other fellow has intelligence equal to yours. He may have more.
Terry Thomas
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
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
In the modern world the intelligence of public opinion is the one indispensable condition for social progress.
Charles W. Eliot
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken
The main thing needed to make men happy is intelligence.
Bertrand Russell
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
Ambrose Bierce
How vain is learning unless intelligence go with it.
Stobaeus
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
Robert J. Shiller, Irrational Exuberance
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
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
Bertrand Russell
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
Alan J. Perlis
To me there is something thrilling and exalting in the thought that we are drifting forward into a splendid mystery - Into something that no mortal eye hath yet seen, and no intelligence has yet declared.
E. H. Chapin
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.
Leonardo DaVinci
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold
Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
Jacques Maritain
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Unknown