Quotes: intellectual

Quotes 136 till 150 of 154.

  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.
  • Adolph Green
    Adolph Green
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    We had a certain kind of really big prestige among, I suppose not just intellectual folk, but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
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    We have arrived at an intellectual chaos.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    What is mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?
  • Angelina Grimke
    Angelina Grimke
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
    Angelina Grimke
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    What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it.
  • Thomas Arnold
    Thomas Arnold
    English educator and historian 1795-1842
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    What we must look for here is, firstly, religious and moral principles; secondly, gentlemanly conduct; thirdly, intellectual ability.
  • Robert Graves
    Robert Graves
    English poet, historical novelist, critic and classicist 1895-1985
    Robert Graves
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    What we now call ''finance'' is, I hold, an intellectual perversion of what began as warm human love.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
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    When children attend schools that place a greater value on discipline and security than on knowledge and intellectual development, they are attending prep schools for prison.
  • Bill Viola
    Bill Viola
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    When you come into my pieces, it's not an intellectual experience, it's a physical experience. It's coming at your body. There's light, there's sound, the lights in some pieces are going on and off. There's loud roaring sound happening.
  • Where execution is dominant, as it is in the individual events of a war whether great or small, then intellectual factors are reduced to a minimum.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Widespread intellectual and moral docility may be convenient for leaders in the short term, but it is suicidal for nations in the long term. One of the criteria for national leadership should therefore be a talent for understanding, encouraging, and making constructive use of vigorous criticism.
    Source: Billions and Billions: Thoughts of Life and Death at the Brink of the Millenium (1997) Ch. 14, The Common Enemy
  • David Ben-Gurion
    David Ben-Gurion
    Israeli politician , founder of and first Prime Minister of Israel 1886-1973
    David Ben-Gurion
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    Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.
  • Bill Evans
    Bill Evans
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    Words are the children of reason and, therefore, can't explain it. They really can't translate feeling because they're not part of it. That's why it bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It's not. It's feeling.
  • Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen
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    You can do the best research and be making the strongest intellectual argument, but if readers don't get past the third paragraph you've wasted your energy and valuable ink.
  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet
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    You get stared at the whole time. I first noticed that when I was about 13. I was very shy. Being considered beautiful, I always felt that people were waiting for something more. I imagined you were supposed to have an intellectual ability - and I'm making no claims here - proportional to your supposed good looks.