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American philosopher 1859-19520
Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players.
American writer, playwright 1894-19640
Movies are one of the bad habits that corrupted our century. Of their many sins, I offer as the worst their effect on the intellectual side of the nation. It is chiefly from that viewpoint I write of them - as an eruption of trash that has lamed the American mind and retarded Americans from becoming a cultured people.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English poet and critic 1772-18340
My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, and not of the intellectual faculties.
My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.
First president of the US 1732-17990
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
English art critic 1819-19000
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-19150
No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward.
British feministisch writer 1759-17970
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose-a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
American poet, essayist, and educator 1913-19800
Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless of attainment by labor alone. Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius, without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little.
Of course, we wore silly outfits, the pictures were corny, and some people still focus on that. But ABBA wasn't a big intellectual thing. We were a pop group.
William Lyon Phelps
American author, critic and scholar 1865-19430
One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
Only those who know the supremacy of the intellectual life can understand the grief of one who falls from that serene activity into the absorbing soul-wasting struggle with worldly annoyances.
Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.
John F. Kennedy
American politician 1917-19630
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body; it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.Source: Sports Illustrated Vol 13, Is. 13 (26-12-1960)