Quotes: intellectual

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  • 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.
  • Brendan Myers
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    Call it a case of observer bias on my part, but Humanist Paganism seems to be an emerging option for those who want to be part of the Pagan community, but who want to be a little more intellectual about their practices, and they really don't care about the 'woo' anymore.
  • Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations.
  • Brendan Myers
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    Complex astronomical instruments like the Antikythera Mechanism and the Nebra Sky Disk were made by Pagans. Our Pagan intellectual heritage includes poets and scientists and literary intellectuals of every kind, especially including those who wrote some of the most important and influential books in all of Western history.
  • 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
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    Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
    Norman Cousins
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    Cynicism is intellectual treason.
    Source: Human Options (1981)
  • Russell Lynes
    Russell Lynes
    American editor, criticus 1910-
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    Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
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    Cynism is intellectual dandyism.
  • George Macaulay Trevelyan
    George Macaulay Trevelyan
    British historian and academic 1876-1962
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    Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
  • Susan Sarandon
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    Do you really have to be the ice queen intellectual or the slut whore? Isn't there some way to be both?
  • Abdallah II
    Abdallah II
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    Earth's dispossessed are vulnerable targets for extremists: those who teach that global justice is meaningless; that satisfaction can come only in violence, division, and intellectual isolation.
  • Eco sees the intellectual as an organizer of culture, someone who can run a magazine or a museum. An administrator, in fact. I think this is a melancholy situation for an intellectual.
  • Bill Viola
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    Emotions are the key to many aspects of life. They are precisely the elements that make human beings human. I think the fact that emotions have been reduced and put off to the side in intellectual work, particularly in the 20th Century, is tragic.