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They say that the more a person learns, the more they find there is to learn. Therefore the smarter you think you are, the dumber you really are. (Quote by - Chris Hamono)

The common sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses. (Quote by - Leonardo da Vinci)

Works of the intellect are great only by comparison with each other. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle. (Quote by - D H Lawrence)

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on, Through words and things, a dim and perilous way. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it. (Quote by - Thomas Kempis)

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. (Quote by - William Falconer)

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

The growth of the intellect is spontaneous in every expansion. The mind that grows could not predict the times, the means, the mode of that spontaneity. God enters by a private door into every individual. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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. (Quote by - W B Yeats)

Tis good-will makes intelligence. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

You have to try to reply to criticism with your intellect, not your ego. (Quote by - Mike Brearley)

The person of analytic or critical intellect finds something ridiculous in everything. The person of synthetic or constructive intellect, in almost nothing. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

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. (Quote by - E. F.Schumacker)

A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking. (Quote by - Arthur Bloch)

The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on, a dim and perilous way! (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

In short, intelligence, considered in what seems to be its original feature, is the faculty of manufacturing artificial objects, especially tools to make tools, and of indefinitely urging the manufacture. (Quote by - Henri Louis Bergson)

The brain is the citadel of sense perception. (Quote by - Pliny the Elder)

Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating. (Quote by - Karl Von Clausewitz)

I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

A man is not a wall, whose stones are crushed upon the road; or a pipe, whose fragments are thrown away at a street corner. The fragments of an intellect are always good. (Quote by - George Sand)

The hand that follows intellect can achieve. (Quote by - Michelangelo Buonarotti)


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