An intellectual is someone who has found something more interesting than sex.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
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An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power.
We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.
Some lose all mind and become soul, insane. Some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. Some lose both and become accepted.
Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal.
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.
The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.
Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence.
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
Intellectual tasting of life will not supersede muscular activity.
Intellectual work is misnamed; it is a pleasure, a dissipation, and is its own highest reward.
It doesn't stand up to huge intellectual scrutiny.
God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought.
It's as simple as that.
The self-styled intellectual who is impotent with pen and ink hungers to write history with sword and blood.
Do you really have to be the ice queen intellectual or the slut whore? Isn't there some way to be both?
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues;
it means taking pleasure in them.
The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
There's always something suspect about an intellectual on the winning side.
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
Conversion for me was not a Damascus Road experience.
I slowly moved into an intellectual acceptance of what my intuition had always known.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
I've been called many things, but never an intellectual.
I think, therefore I am is the statement of an intellectual who underrates toothaches.
Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.
For many people, the reluctance to embrace Christianity is as practical as it is intellectual. They want to know what the benefits of Christianity are, or what's in it for them.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.
I've never been an intellectual but I have this look.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, and not of the intellectual faculties.
No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward.
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
What a revolting contrast exists in England between the slavery of women and the intellectual superiority of women writers.
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
An intellectual is someone who avoids the mundane by lowering his handicap.
Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.
Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society.
Chess is intellectual gymnastics.
Intellectually I know America is no better than any other country;
emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
In my twenties, my pleasures tended to be physical.
In my thirties, my pleasures tended to be intellectual. I can't say which was more exquisite.
To criticize is to appreciate, to appropriate, to take intellectual possession, to establish in fine a relation with the criticized thing and to make it one's own.
Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.
What is mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?
The elimination of the will altogether and the switching off of the emotions all and sundry, is tantamount to the elimination of reason: intellectual castration.
I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth.