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  Quotes of Intelligence [38]


  1. Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence. - Henrik Tikkanen
  2. Intellect is resented as a form of power or privilege. - Richard Hofstadter
  3. To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains. - Mary Pettibone Poole
  4. Being intelligent is not a felony. But most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor. - Robert Anson Heinlein
  5. We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. - Albert Einstein
  6. Mind and intelligence are woven into the fabric of our universe in a way that altogether surpasses our understanding. - Freeman John Dyson
  7. The voice of intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest till it has gained a hearing. - Sigmund Freud
  8. Intelligence, that sublimation of the sensibility, that organ of the need to know, is sterilized sensibility. - Remy de Gourmont
  9. Intellectual brilliance is no guarantee against being dead wrong. - David Fasold
  10. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. - Albert Camus
  11. The more we live by our intellect, the less we understand the meaning of life. - Leo Tolstoy
  12. There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence. - Henry Adams
  13. A really intelligent man feels what other men only know. - Baron de Montesquieu
  14. There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have. - Don Herold
  15. The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence. - Robert J. Shiller
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