There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
— Virginia Woolf

A highbrow is the kind of person who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
— Auberon Herbert

A highbrow is a person educated beyond his intelligence.
— Brander Matthews

A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
— A. P. Herbert

I personally do not write highbrow music. If I do, it's by accident.
— Gordon Getty