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.
  • 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.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    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)
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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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
    Arthur C. Clarke
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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
    Henry Brooks Adams
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    It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
  • Alan Kay
    Alan Kay
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    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
    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.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
    Barbara Walters
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    A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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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.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
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    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.
  • 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.
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