Quotes: intelligence

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  • Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • S. Leacock
    S. Leacock
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    Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
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    It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
    Leonardo Da Vinci
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    Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Action is the real measure of intelligence.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Action is the real measure of intelligence.
  • Robert Wilson
    Robert Wilson
    American theater stage director and playwright 1941-
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    Belief is the death of intelligence. As soon as one believes a doctrine of any sort, or assumes certitude, one stops thinking about that aspect of existence.
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