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Intelligence Quotes

"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

"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." David Lynch

"A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man." Catherine Deneuve

"Action is the real measure of intelligence." Napoleon Hill

"Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers." Janis Joplin

"Common sense is not so common." Voltaire

"I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies." Oscar Wilde

"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." Woodrow Wilson

"I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring." James Whistler

"Genius always finds itself a century too early." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." Henry Ford

"Every true genius is bound to be naive." Friedrich Schiller

"Belief is the death of intelligence." Robert Anton Wilson

"Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are." Julius Charles Hare

"An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself." Albert Camus

"All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition." Gilbert K. Chesterton

"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." Steve Jobs

"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." Janis Karpinski

"One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person." William Feather

"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." Emanuel Swedenborg

"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." Alice Walker

"Nice conduct & behavior with people is the height of intelligence & wits." Hazrat Hasan ibne Ali A.S

"Always be smarter than the people who hire you." Lena Horne

"Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart." Alan Alda

"Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"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." Josh Billings

"Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one." E. B. White

"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up." Mark Twain

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