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Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC+3
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996+1
Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don't practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us - and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (1995)
In my experience as CEO, I found that the most important decisions tested my courage far more than my intelligence.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004+1
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Arthur C. Clarke
British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008+1
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Henry Brooks Adams
American historian 1838-1918+1
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956+1
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-15190
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
American journalist and author 1929-0
A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-19360
A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
T. S. Eliot
British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-19650
A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.
A tradition without intelligence is not worth having. T. S. Eliot, After Strange Gods (1934) There is no creation without tradition. No one creates from nothing.