Quotes: intellectuals

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  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
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    Telly never has any smart, amusing intellectuals living on a council estate.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    The common people, on the whole, are still living in the world of absolute good and evil from which the intellectuals have long since escaped.
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
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    To offer the complexities of life as an excuse for not addressing oneself to the simpler, more manageable (trivial) aspects of daily existence is a perversity often indulged in by artists, husbands, intellectuals - and critics of the Women's Movement.
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
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    Two polar groups: at one pole we have the literary intellectuals, at the other scientists, and as the most representative, the physical scientists. Between the two a gulf of mutual incomprehension.
    Source: The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (1959)
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Unlike the masses, intellectuals have a taste for rationality and an interest in facts.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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    We've no use for intellectuals in this outfit. What we need is chimpanzees. Let me give you a word of advice: never say a word to us about being intelligent. We will think for you, my friend. Don't forget it.