The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.— Albert Einstein
Captivate Really Smart quotations
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
If you want your children to be smart, tell them stories.
If you want them to be really smart, tell them more stories. If you want your children to be brilliant, tell them even more stories.
When happiness points in one direction while wisdom, truth, integrity, and common sense point in another, that's when really smart people start doing really stupid things.
The smarter you get, the less you speak.
I think there ought to be some serious discussion by smart people, really smart people, about whether or not proliferation of things like The Smoking Gun and TMZ and YouTube and the whole celebrity culture is healthy.
None of us are really dumb and none of us are really smart. We're in the middle.
People who are smart get into Mensa. People who are really smart look around and leave.
Be happy. It really annoys negative people.
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.
I'm a really, really, smart, multi-talented almost-genius, who's very annoying.
I've been fortunate to meet and work with a lot of really smart people.
The thing that strikes me most about them is how they continue to explore and learn every day. I have tried to apply that approach in my modest career as well.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
If Einstein was so smart how come people only call you 'Einstein' when you do something really stupid ?
Even the most analytical thinkers are predictably irrational;
the really smart ones acknowledge and address their irrationalities.
Heavenly Father's interest in you does not depend on how rich or beautiful or healthy or smart you are. He sees you not as the world sees you; He sees who you really are. He looks on your heart. And He loves you because you are His child.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.
Trickle-down did not work. It got us into the mess we were in, in 2008 and 2009. Slashing taxes on the wealthy hasn’t worked. And a lot of really smart, wealthy people know that. And they are saying, hey, we need to do more to make the contributions we should be making to rebuild the middle class.
I learned just to be a belligerent asshole, which was really: "You have to get what you need to get out of it." You have to fight for things you believe in, and you have to be smart about how you position it so that you don't just become white noise.
I go for really smart guys, ones who are well-read and can banter and argue.
Men need to be able to take me out and have a few drinks, but by the end of the night we'll be talking about Nietzsche.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.
A lot of really smart, wealthy people know that [slashing taxes on the wealthy hasn't worked.]
I like to work with people that I like hanging out with, that I admire, that are really smart and talented, and we can problem solve together.
That's really what I want in a leader; I want somebody who's really, really smart.
Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.
Maybe the only significant difference between a really smart simulation and a human being was the noise they made when you punched them.
I don't need someone with a hot body.
He can be fat or overweight and have a belly. It's very much about style and substance and humor, interest, curiosity and really being smart.
As much as it's nice to step into that massive world of Hollywood and be a big, famous actor, I prefer the career of actors that have really chosen smartly and done really amazing performances. Maybe they're not as known, but their careers are a bit more interesting.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.
And I have a really great agent and I know it's almost an oxymoron to say you have a smart agent. But she is and she has a beautiful aesthetic and she has guided me.
I think my parents were really smart parents.
I think they were, actually, pretty progressive for the time. The one thing that they really wanted me to know is what makes me tick, what I am about, how I approach life. And I think what my parents really wanted for me was for me to be who I am.
I do believe in listening to your mind as well that that you need to be smart about certain things, to protect yourself. You need a healthy mix of both really, but it's important not to think so much that you're not able to follow your heart.
If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
It's really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn't even more fraud. After all, with no God, there's no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get away with it.
There were three kinds of evangelical leaders: The dumb or idealistic ones who really believed. The out-and-out charlatans. And the smart ones who still believed – sort of – but knew that the evangelical world was sh*t, but who couldn't figure out any way to earn as good a living anywhere else.
Speed eliminates all doubt. Am I smart enough? Will people like me? Do I really look all right in this plastic jumpsuit?
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
I have a pretty clear picture of the whole weight of my life, and there are things that I've done that are good, and I'm proud of them. There are things that I'm really not proud of, and that they, you have to look at me with a perspective, and I try really hard to do that, to keep from thinking I'm cool and ever so smart.
I'm a really smart player. If you tell me something, I get it quickly. If there is something wrong with my hitting, tell me what's wrong and I'll pick it up right away. That's the best thing I have going for me, my ability to listen to a coach and fix what I'm doing wrong.
Hire sales people who are really smart problem solvers, but lack courage, hunger and competitiveness, and your company will go out of business.
You are too smart to worry and too cute to care.
Fortunately, we have a lot of really smart women in the business.
Your work gets destroyed by dumb people and it gets enhanced by smart people and it really doesn't have anything to do with marketing.
Some [people] are really smart. You know who you are. Some [people] are really thick. Unfortunately, you don't know who you are.
I wanted to touch on how we look on each other.
Good hair, light skin, you must be smart; if you're black, you're dark-skinned, you're ugly. That really happens. This is something that started with slavery, when they divided the house, and it's still a part of today's society and things that we battle with.
My father and mother are both very smart people and I always felt I was a little short of the mark. So I would compensate with a character like Logan Cale. He's wearing glasses, he's in a wheelchair, he's a computer genius. He's very far away from who I am, but I really wanted to play roles where I'd be taken seriously.