Quotes: intellectually

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  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an island in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
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    But investment in space stimulates society, it stimulates it economically, it stimulates it intellectually, and it gives us all passion.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
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    For those who struggle with anti-pagan prejudices and stereotypes, Humanist Paganism might be a powerful educational tool. It can show that a pagan can be a sophisticated, cosmopolitan, and enlightened person, and that a pagan culture can be artistically vibrant, environmentally conscious, intellectually stimulating, and socially just.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Generalities are intellectually necessary evils.
  • Sinclair Lewis
    Sinclair Lewis
    American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
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    Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    One should not be too severe on English novels; they are the only relaxation of the intellectually unemployed.
  • J.G. Ballard
    J.G. Ballard
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    People will begin to explore all the sidestreets of sexual experience, but they will do it intellectually. . . . Sex won't take place in the bed, necessarily--it'll take place in the head!
  • Janet Guthrie
    Janet Guthrie
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    Racing takes everything you've got - intellectually, emotionally, physically - and then you have to find about ten percent more and use that too.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    The reading public is intellectually adolescent at best, and it is obvious that what is called ''significant literature'' will only be sold to this public by exactly the same methods as are used to sell it toothpaste, cathartics and automobiles.
  • When Castro was put on trial in 1953 by Batista's government and asked who was intellectually responsible for his first attempt at insurrection, he dropped the name of the poet Jose Marti.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
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    When community action was put into federal law in the early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice, I supported it intellectually.
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