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  1. Picture quote by Lao Tzu about intelligence

    Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom. ⏤ Lao Tzu

  2. Picture quote by Tim Fargo about intelligence

    Intelligence is knowing the right answer. Wisdom is knowing when to say it. ⏤ Tim Fargo

  3. Picture quote by Sayings about knowledge

    Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions. ⏤ Sayings

  4. Picture quote by Ravi Shankar about strength

    When you know your strength, you can turn any disadvantage into an advantage. ⏤ Ravi Shankar

  5. Picture quote by Confucius about intelligence

    He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions. ⏤ Confucius

  6. Picture quote by Lao Tzu about intelligence

    Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment. ⏤ Lao Tzu

  7. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about intelligence

    The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. ⏤ Albert Einstein

  8. Picture quote by Marcus Garvey about intelligence

    Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent. ⏤ Marcus Garvey

  9. Picture quote by George Santayana about intelligence

    Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are. ⏤ George Santayana

  10. Picture quote by Morgan Freeman about strength

    Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence. ⏤ Morgan Freeman

  11. Picture quote by Sayings about intelligence

    Not because you think you know everything without questioning, but rather because you question everything you think you know. ⏤ Sayings

  12. Picture quote by Plato about appearance

    Thing are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. ⏤ Plato

  13. Picture quote by Bertrand Russell about trouble

    The trouble with the world is the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. ⏤ Bertrand Russell

  14. Picture quote by Sayings about education

    Never confuse education with intelligence. ⏤ Sayings

  15. Picture quote by Nikola Tesla about behavior

    Anti-social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists. ⏤ Nikola Tesla

  16. Picture quote by Charles Darwin about change

    It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. ⏤ Charles Darwin

  17. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about creativity

    Creativity is intelligence having fun ⏤ Albert Einstein

  18. Picture quote by Salvador Dali about intelligence

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

  19. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about intelligence

    If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. ⏤ Albert Einstein

  20. Picture quote by Brian Tracy about intelligence

    Intelligence is a way of acting. If you act intelligently you are smart. Regardless of your IQ. ⏤ Brian Tracy

  21. Picture quote by Mark Twain about intelligence

    A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime. ⏤ Mark Twain

  22. Picture quote by E. F. [Ernst Friedrich] Schumacher about simplicity

    Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. ⏤ E. F. [Ernst Friedrich] Schumacher

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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Henry Ford

He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Alexander Hamilton

Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.


The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

Albert Einstein

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

Bertrand Russell

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.

Albert Einstein

Think of a person of average intelligence, and then realise half of the fucking country is more stupid than that idiot.

George Carlin

The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway.

Bernard Avishai

When you know better you do better.

Maya Angelou

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Albert Einstein

I’m a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.

Romain Rolland

The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.

Thomas Moore

Wit is educated insolence.


It's good to be clever, but not to show it.


It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.

Laurence J. Peter

Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

A. A. Milne

Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.

Edward De Bono

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.

Carl Jung

Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.

Thomas Szasz

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

Marya Mannes

With foxes we must play the fox.

Thomas Fuller

Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

Albert Camus

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

Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.

Henri Frederic Amiel

The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.

Bertrand Russell

if reason ruled the world would history even exist?

Ryszard Kapuscinski

A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort

If a man's eye is on the Eternal, his intellect will grow.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

You think you are clever until you find out how smart you are


Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.

Susan Sontag

Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.

George Bernard Shaw

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.

Niccolo Machiavelli

There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.

George Orwell

Nothing mattered except states of mind, chiefly our own.

John Maynard Keynes

You don't need intelligence to have luck, but you do need luck to have intelligence.

Yiddish Proverbs

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

Arthur C. Clarke

The intellect is always fooled by the heart.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Cleverness is not wisdom.


It is great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.

Stephen Hawking

Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Merely having an open mind is nothing; the object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.

G. K. Chesterton

Clever men are good, but they are not the best.

Thomas Carlyle

I not only use all the brains I have but all I can borrow.

Woodrow Wilson

We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.

Carl Jung

Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.

Roger Ebert

To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.

Robert Louis Stevenson

When you don't have an education, you've got to use your brains.


There's always something suspect about an intellectual on the winning side.

Vaclav Havel

Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.

Noam Chomsky

To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.

Jacob Bronowski

The weak in courage is strong in cunning.

William Blake

She was short on intellect, but long on shape.

George Ade

Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.

E. E. cummings

Truth knows no color; it appeals to intelligence.

James Hal Cone

The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.

Carl Sagan

Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.

John Ciardi

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.

E. B. White

It is little that one gains by cleverness.


I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.

Frank Lloyd Wright

It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor peereth in the meanest habit.

William Shakespeare

A sage is the instructor of a hundred ages.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is an intelligence, not served by, but in servitude to his organs.

Aldous Huxley

I think, therefore I am is the statement of an intellectual who underrates toothaches.

Milan Kundera

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.

Don Herold

Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, But quickly to see how to make them good.

Elbert Hubbard

I've been called many things, but never an intellectual.

Tallulah Bankhead

Anti-Social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists.

Nikola Tesla

A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.

Percy Wynham Lewis

Don't leave home without your sword - your intellect.

Alan Moore

God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.

Francis Bacon

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest to fool.

Richard Feynman

I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.

Douglas Adams

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.

Saul Bellow

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.

Bill Watterson

It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.

G. H. Hardy

I'm an optimist in the sense that I believe humans are noble and honorable, and some of them are really smart. I have a very optimistic view of individuals.

Steve Jobs

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?

Scott Adams

It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.

Sun Tzu

It is difficult, if not impossible, to argue that laws written in the 1970s are adequate for today's intelligence challenges.

Bob Barr

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.

Bertrand Russell

I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.

Dolly Parton

Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.

Julius Charles Hare

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.

Raymond Chandler

The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

He is far too intelligent to become really cerebral.

Ursula K. LeGuin

How easy would life be if you were less intelligent!

Gerhard Kocher

I was street smart, but unfortunately the street was Rodeo Drive.

Carrie Fisher

The fly that does not want to be swatted is safest if it sits on the fly-swat.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

I've never been an intellectual but I have this look.

Woody Allen

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