Quotes: intellectuals

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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Capitalism is an art form, an Apollonian fabrication to rival nature. It is hypocritical for feminists and intellectuals to enjoy the pleasures and conveniences of capitalism while sneering at it. Everyone born into capitalism has incurred a debt to it. Give Caesar his due.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
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    Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [With] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
  • 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.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    England is perhaps the only great country whose intellectuals are ashamed of their own nationality.
  • Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals.
  • Brad Holland
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    Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery, speed, violence, and public relations. It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for, because we might get it.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.
  • Lillian Hellman
    Lillian Hellman
    American playwright 1905-1984
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    Intellectuals can tell themselves anything, sell themselves any bill of goods, which is why they were so often patsies for the ruling classes in nineteenth-century France and England, or twentieth-century Russia and America.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
  • Bill Alexander
    Bill Alexander
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    Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores.
  • Norman Tebbit
    Norman Tebbit
    British politician 1931-
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    It is certainly safe, in view of the movement to the right of intellectuals and political thinkers, to pronounce the brain death of socialism.
  • It's the job of intellectuals and writers to cast doubt on perfection.
  • Like most intellectuals, he is immensely stupid.
  • Brad Holland
    Brad Holland
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    Many people have observed that truth is stranger than fiction. This has led some intellectuals to conclude that it's stranger than non-fiction as well.
  • E. Glasgow
    E. Glasgow
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    Only morons would ever think of themselves as intellectuals. That's why they all look so sad.
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