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.
Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect.
The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose.
Faith is the heroism of the intellect.
If the cut of the costume indicates intellect and talent, then the color indicates temper and heart.
The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.
She was short on intellect, but long on shape.
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
Poetry proceeds from the totality of man, sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together.
As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Don't leave home without your sword - your intellect.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.
Deep-rooted beliefs are one of the many consequences of intellect, and also of ignorance; and telling one from the other is sometimes impossible.
The person of analytic or critical intellect finds something ridiculous in everything. The person of synthetic or constructive intellect, in almost nothing.
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect.
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.
Will and intellect are one and the same.
If we listened to our intellect we'd never have a love affair.
We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go in business because we'd be cynical: It's gonna go wrong. Or She's going to hurt me. Or,I've had a couple of bad love affairs, so therefore . . . Well, that's nonsense. You're going to miss life. You've got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down.
Intellectually I know America is no better than any other country;
emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own.
I don't regard Brecht as a man of iron-gray purpose and intellect, I think he is a theatrical whore of the first quality.
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
The intellect of man is forced to choose perfection of the life, or of the work, and if it take the second must refuse a heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.
Our intellect has achieved the most tremendous things, but in the meantime our spiritual dwelling has fallen into disrepair.