To be kind is more important than to be right. Many times, what people need is not a brilliant mind that speaks but a special heart that listens.— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Tremendous Brilliant Minds quotations
Sometimes the most brilliant and intelligent minds do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds.
Do you want a collection of brilliant minds or a brilliant collection of minds?
Women are more balanced than men. Where the most brilliant minds have so far have mostly belonged to men, no women has ever been as stupid as a man can be.
Why is it that the uneducated minds always criticize the brilliant minds?
Our true nature is like a precious jewel: although it may be temporarily buried in mud, it remains completely brilliant and unaffected. We simply have to uncover it.
No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you're playing a solo game, you'll always lose out to a team.
The most disastrous times have produced the greatest minds.
The purest metal comes of the most ardent furnace; the most brilliant lightning come of the darkest clouds.
If we open our eyes, if we open our minds, if we open our hearts, we will find that this world is a magical place. It is magical not because it tricks us or changes unexpectedly into something else, but because it can be so vividly and brilliantly.
Sometimes I need what only you can provide: your absence.
Stafford Cripps has a brilliant mind, until he makes it up.
If you're brilliant and open-minded, you can start at the top.
The world is a better place because of Margot.
Let us remember and give thanks for Margot, her brilliant mind, her loving heart, her beautiful voice, her activism, her writings, her news reporting, her other works, her magic, her bright spirit.
Nothing is more creative... nor destructive... than a brilliant mind with a purpose.
We should be using our brilliant people, our most brilliant minds to figure a way that ISIS cannot use the Internet. And then on second, we should be able to penetrate the Internet and find out exactly where ISIS is and everything about ISIS. And we can do that if we use our good people.
The lightning-bug is brilliant, but he hasn't any mind;
He stumbles through existence with his headlight on behind.
Why are we willing to accept a new mathematical formula we don't understand as the product of a brilliant mind, while rejecting a new art form we don't understand as the product of a deranged mind?
The difference between acting badly or brilliantly is not based on your ability, but on the state of your mind and/or body in any given moment.
Comandante Fidel Castro is a gifted communicator.
He is a brilliant, brilliant mind. But the thing that struck me most about him was he was not a "nationalist."
There is nothing brilliant or outstanding in my record, except perhaps this one thing. I do the things I believe ought to be done. And when I make up my mind to do a thing, I act.
I like men who are very cool but also so brilliant that they are almost insane.
Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Tom Waits - men who would be flipping burgers if they hadn't found an outlet for their brilliant mind-sets. I also like men who have hands with big masculine veins that you can squish and move.
Ambitious failure, magnificent failure, is a very good thing.
There are more hackers breeding every day, and more brilliant minds are turning into hackers. Security has advanced, but so have hackers.
Martin Luther King was a human being with a brilliant mind, a powerful heart, and insight, and courage and also with a sense of humor. So he was accessible.
The legislator must be in advance of his age.
Across the mind of the statesman flash ever and anon the brilliant, though partial, intimations of future events.... Something which is more than fore-sight and less than prophetic knowledge marks the statesman a peculiar being among his contemporaries.
The most brilliant flashes of wit come from a clouded mind, as lightning leaps only from an obscure firmament.
Take a brilliant, creative social scientist, without any respect for conventional wisdom and you get Ellen Langer. She is a fantastic storyteller, and Counterclockwise is a fascinating story about the unexpected ways in which our minds and bodies are connected.
As long as I have you there is just one other thing I'll always need - tremendous self control.
Whatever grounds there are for making merit productive of a future birth, all these do not equal a sixteenth part of the liberation of mind by loving-kindness. The liberation of mind by loving-kindness surpasses them and shines forth, bright and brilliant.
Despite his unimpressive appearance and manner, he was a brilliant fellow with a crystal-clear mind.... It was just that, when it came time for him to act like an executive, he was like a great many other people; when the time comes to make decisions, they have difficulty doing it.
Mister Teatime had a truly brilliant mind, but it was brilliant like a fractured mirror, all marvellous facets and rainbows but, ultimately, also something that was broken.
Unfortunately, we have warring in the world, so the youngest minds, the brilliant minds, are sent off to war. I think that, you know, you have brilliant people with great possibilities and that's why I really am not really for war. I really am not.
We can glimpse what lies ahead in the eyes of a child through the lens of a Treo. A brilliant intertwingling of atoms, bits, push, social, semantic, mind, and body, where what we find changes who we become.
Brilliant minds make errors, brave souls falter, kind hearts leave scars.
We are none of us perfect, but we're all perfectly human.
The man who gets the most satisfactory results is not always the man with the most brilliant single mind, but rather the man who can best coordinate the brains and talents of his associates.