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The invention of IQ does a great disservice to creativity in education. (Quote by - Joel Hildebrand)

The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

We lie in the lap of immense intelligence. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good. (Quote by - Bertolt Brecht)

The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart. (Quote by - Henri Frederic Amiel)

I've had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am. (Quote by - Gerald Ford)

Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used (Quote by - Dr. Carl Sagan)

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

Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools. (Quote by - Henri Bergson)

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 )

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value. (Quote by - Arthur C. Clarke)

Intelligence is derived from two words (Quote by - inter and legere (Quote by - inter meaning 'between' and legere meaning 'to choose'. An intelligent person, therefore, is one who has learned 'to choose between'. He knows that good is better than evil, that confidence should supersede fear, that love is superior to hate, that gentleness is better than cruelty, forbearance than intolerance, compassion than arrogance, and that truth has more virtue than ignorance. (Quote by - J. Martin Klotsche)

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic. (Quote by - Lisa Alther)

I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have. (Quote by - Don Herold)

I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring. (Quote by - James Mcneill Whistler)

We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

Captive primates in pharmaceutical labs can signal their peers of the approach of a predator white coated lab technician spoken on Diane Rehm Show week of Jan 1, 2004. (Quote by - Tom Friend)

Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

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

Some people unable to go to school were more educated and even more intelligent than college professors. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)


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