Sunday, 23 December 2012


An intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools. - Ernest Hemingway

Brains in the head saves blisters on the feet. - Ken Alstad

I would much rather have people think I’m stupid, and shock them, than have people think I’m smart, and disappoint them. - Mike Bronson

Intellectual brilliance is no guarantee against being dead wrong. - David Fasold

Intellectual force is qualitatively the first and foremost productive force, and concern for its rapid growth should be the ardent concern of all classes. - Maxim Gorky

Intelligence consists of enough wit to talk brilliantly or enough sense to shut up. - Unknown

Intelligence is power; it is the flame behind the spark of intrigue. Find out all the facts and stamp out the fire. Demystify. - Tobsha Learner

Intelligence is the art of good guesswork. - H. B. Barlow

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. - Salvador Dali

Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. - Eugene V. Debs

It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own. - Henry Adams

It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently. - Fyodor Dostoevsky

No human is more intelligent than the other … just more adept at certain areas of intelligence. - Siddharth katragadda

Nothing whets the intelligence more than a passionate suspicion, nothing develops all the faculties of an immature mind more than a trail running away into the dark. - Stefan Zweig

Reason is man's instrument for arriving at the truth, intelligence is man's instrument for manipulating the world more successfully; the former is essentially human, the latter belongs to the animal part of man. - Erich Fromm

The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind about nothing – to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. Not a select party. - John Keats

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason. - Unknown

The sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life. - Vasudev

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 some with brains and some without. It makes for a better division of labour. - Bertolt Brecht

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course powerful muscles, but no personality. - Albert Einstein

When you fool a fool, you strike a blow for intelligence. - Giovanni Giacomo Casanova de Seingalt

You put too much stock in human intelligence, it doesn't annihilate human nature. - Philip Roth

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