Quotes by intellect
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British politician 1943-
The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
The German intellect wants the French sprightliness, the fine practical understanding of the English, and the American adventure; but it has a certain probity, which never rests in a superficial performance, but asks steadily, To what end? A German public asks for a controlling sincerity.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
American Author 1819-1881
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
American poet 1885-1972
The intellect is a very nice whirligig toy, but how people take it seriously is more than I can understand.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Irish writer 1854-1900
The intellect is not a serious thing, and never has been. It is an instrument on which one plays, that is all.
William B. Yeats
Irish poet 1865-1918
The intellect of man is forced to choose perfection of the life, or of the work, and if it take the second must refuse a heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.
English writer 1834-1903
The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
American novelist and poet 1917-1967
The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect.Source: The shorter novels and stories of Carson McCullers (1972)
English writer and cleric 1771-1845
The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
The person of analytic or critical intellect finds something ridiculous in everything. The person of synthetic or constructive intellect, in almost nothing.
French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
The person of intellect is lost unless they unite with energy of character. When we have the lantern of Diogenese we must also have his staff.
American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
Their is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.
Anglo-Scottish socialite, author, and wit 1864-1945
There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action; but the great man is difficult to find, and it needs - apart from discernment - a certain greatness to find him.
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