Quotes: intellectual

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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    All intellectual improvement arises from leisure.
  • Helene Deutsch
    Helene Deutsch
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    All observations point to the fact that the intellectual woman is masculinized; in her, warm, intuitive knowledge has yielded to cold unproductive thinking.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Among the repulsions of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position. Where was the ingenuity, the ambiguity, the humanity (in the Harvard sense) of saying that the universe just happened to happen and that when we're dead we're dead?
  • Spiro T. Agnew
    Spiro T. Agnew
    39th Vice President of the United States, 1918-1996
    Spiro T. Agnew
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    An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
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    An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
  • Pat Buchanan
    Pat Buchanan
    American politician author and columnist 1938-
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    Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning. There should not be a single ornament put upon great civic buildings, without some intellectual intention.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Boston is a moral and intellectual nursery always busy applying first principals to trifles.
  • Both Brutus and Hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called, in a popular sense, philosophic; Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense.
  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kid of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty.
  • Northrop Frye
    Northrop Frye
    Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
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    Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
    George Meredith
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    Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.
  • Russell Lynes
    Russell Lynes
    American editor, criticus 1910-
    Russell Lynes
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    Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
    George Meredith
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    Cynism is intellectual dandyism.
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