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Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. (Quote by - Carl Gustav Jung)

The job of intellectuals is to come up with ideas, and all we've been producing is footnotes. (Quote by - Theodore H. White)

My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough. (Quote by - Noel Coward)

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

There are innumerable instances suggesting that modern intellectuals do not believe themselves, that they don't really believe what they say, that they say certain things only in order to assure themselves that they possess opinions and ideas that are different from those that are entertained by the common herd of men. (Quote by - John Lukacs)

The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance. (Quote by - Isaac Singer)

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows. (Quote by - Dwight D. Eisenhower)

Thou living ray of intellectual fire. (Quote by - William Falconer)

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. (Quote by - F Scott Fitzgerald)

Some minds are like concrete: thoroughly mixed up and permanently set. (Quote by - Attributed to the Rev. Denny Brake)

Will and intellect are one and the same thing. (Quote by - Benedict Spinoza)

The highest intellects, like the tops of mountains, are the first to catch and to reflect the dawn. (Quote by - Thomas Babington Macaulay)

Here's a good rule of thumb Too clever, is dumb. (Quote by - Ogden Nash)

The mind must become the servant of the intellect, not the slave of the senses. It must discriminate and detach itself from the body. Like the ripe tamarind fruit, which, becomes loose inside the shell, it must be unattached to this shell, this casement called body. (Quote by - Sri Sathya Sai Baba Quotes)

Lord Birkenhead is very clever but sometimes his brains go to his head. All zeal runs down. What replaces it? Intellectualism. (Quote by - Arthur R. M. Lower)

The intellect is always fooled by the heart. (Quote by - La Rochefoucauld)

Golf has drawbacks. It is possible, by too much of it, to destroy the mind... Excessive golfing dwarfs the intellect. (Quote by - Walter Simpson)

The heart is wiser than the intellect. (Quote by - Josiah Gilbert Holland)

Conversancy with Hegel tends to deprave one's intellect. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. (Quote by - Alec Guinness)

Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind! (Quote by - William James)

Glorious indeed is the world of God around us, but more glorious the world of God within us. There lies the Land of Song; there lies the poet's native land. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

For the eye of the intellect sees in all objects what it brought with it the means of seeing. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

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