Quotes about Intelligence
"TV ushered in the age of postliteracy. And we have gone so far beyond that. I mean, what with the Internet and Google and Wikipedia. We have entered the age of post-intelligence."
P. J. O'Rourke
"One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person."
"The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness."
"The day after the prison was transferred to the military intelligence command, they had an entire battalion - 1,200, 1,500 soldiers - arrive at Abu Ghraib just for force protection alone."
"Transcendental meditation is an ancient mental technique that allows any human being to dive within, transcend and experience the source of everything. It's such a blessing for the human being because that eternal field is a field of unbounded intelligence, creativity, happiness, love, energy and peace."
"In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you've become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness, and people should leave you alone, and I just think that that's the height of intelligence."
"Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever spend it all, and I don't view wealth as something that validates my intelligence."
"Nice conduct & behavior with people is the height of intelligence & wits."
Hazrat Hasan ibne Ali A.S
"My understanding is that what was provided was general order of battle information, not operational intelligence. I certainly have no knowledge of US participation in preparing battle and strike packages and doubt strongly that that occurred."
"Schools are not intended to moralize a wicked world, but to impart knowledge and develop intelligence, with only two social aims in mind: prepare to take on one's share in the world's work, and perhaps in addition, lend a hand in improving society, after schooling is done."
"The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism."
"Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence."
H. L. Mencken
"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
F. Scott Fitzgerald
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."
"There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder."
"There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid."
"There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing."
"There is no method but to be very intelligent."
T. S. Eliot
"There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have."
"To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization."
Arnold J. Toynbee
"We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."
"What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult."
"Wit is educated insolence."
"Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you."
"Common sense is not so common."
"Every true genius is bound to be naive."
"Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together."
Georg C. Lichtenberg
"Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense."
"Genius always finds itself a century too early."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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