Quotes: intelligence

Quotes 76 till 90 of 155.

  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Man is an intelligence, not served by, but in servitude to his organs.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
  • Abraham Myerson
    Abraham Myerson
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    Man uses his intelligence less in the care of his own species than he does in his care of anything else he owns or governs.
  • Edward de Bono
    Edward de Bono
    Maltese physician, psychologist, philosopher, author and inventor 1933-
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    Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
  • Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.
  • Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    One definition of man is ''an intelligence served by organs.''
  • William Feather
    William Feather
    American writer, businessman 1888-18
    William Feather
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    One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
  • Eugene Wilson
    Eugene Wilson
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    Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel.