The best Quotes and Sayings about Intelligence

The best Quotes and Sayings about Intelligence

People think it must be fun to be a super genius, but they don''t realize how hard it is to put up with all the idiots in the world.

Calvin and Hobbes, by Calvin
 
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I hate when people confuse education with intelligence. You can have a bachelor's degree and still be an idiot.

EducationElon Musk
 
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Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.

Men & Women, Singles & DatingNatalie Portman
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Just because I don't have a college degree doesn't mean I am not smart!

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

Recovery & LeisureLaurence J. Peter
 
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Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

AmbitionSalvador Dalí
 
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I was talking aloud to myself. A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to.

Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers
 
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That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.

Miguel de Unamuno
 
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Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.

Genius, Problems & CrisisAlbert Einstein
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It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.

WisdomXenophanes
 
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Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.

Solitude & Being AloneArthur Schopenhauer
 
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The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

ImaginationAlbert Einstein
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The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.

Failures, FoolishnessFyodor Dostoevsky
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Many species lack the ability to defy their own animal instincts and allow their intellect to prevail.

Ernest Cline in Armada
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You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.

Men & WomenErica Jong
 
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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

ChangeStephen Hawking
 
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Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

HappinessErnest Hemingway
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A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.

Books, Mind & ApprehensionTyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 1 Episode 2
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You can tell how smart people are by what they laugh at.

Laughing & SmileTina Fey
 
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I'm strong, because I've been weak.
I'm fearless, because I've been afraid.
I am wise, because I've been foolish.

Experience, Fear, Strength, WisdomUnknown
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The more you know, the more you realise how much you don't know - the less you know, the more you think you know.

Knowledge, FoolishnessDavid T. Freeman
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The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James
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The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

Foolishness, Self-ConfidenceCharles Bukowski
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There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.

Josh Billings
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Quiet people have the loudest minds.

SilenceStephen Hawking
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Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

Learning, EducationAlbert Einstein
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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

KnowledgeStephen Hawking
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I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being - forgive me - rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.

FailuresAlbus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
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Open Books, Not Legs
Blow Minds, Not Guys

BooksDrake
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An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

AlcoholErnest Hemingway
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Great minds discuss ideas;
Average minds discuss events;
Small minds discuss people.

Gossip & RumorsEleanor Roosevelt
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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

ThinkingCoco Chanel
 
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Why is it nobody understands me and everybody likes me?

Understanding, PopularityAlbert Einstein
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It's the greatest samurai, who lets his sword rust in its scabbard.

Peace, Gun-Control, SwordsBarney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, Season 1 Episode 17
 
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For knowledge, too, itself is power.
(Col. 'Knowledge is power.')

KnowledgeFrancis Bacon in Meditationes Sacræ
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You're asking me to use my superior intellect in a tawdry competition. Would you ask Picasso to play Pictionary? Would you ask Noah Webster to play Boggle? Would you ask Jacques Cousteau to play Go Fish?

Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory, Season 1 Episode 13
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