Intelligence And Intellectuals Quotes


482 Intelligence And Intellectuals quotes:



"One definition of man is ''an intelligence served by organs.''"
"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."
"Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free."
"We lie in the lap of immense intelligence."
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"If a man's eye is on the Eternal, his intellect will grow."
"A sage is the instructor of a hundred ages."
"An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows."
"Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think."
"Common sense is not so common."
"Genius always finds itself a century too early."
"I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times."
"I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues."
"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings."
"It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards."
"Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly."
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled."
"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."
"Wit is educated insolence."
"A man cannot utter 2 or 3 sentences without disclosing to intelligent ears precisely where he stands in life and thought . . ."
"Intellectuals can tell themselves anything, sell themselves any bill of goods, which is why they were so often patsies for the ruling classes in nineteenth-century France and England, or twentieth-century Russia and America."


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