Quotes: intelligence

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  • Theodore Harold White
    Theodore Harold White
    American political journalist and historian 1915-1986
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    Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Since an intelligence common to us all makes things known to us and formulates them in our minds, honorable actions are ascribed by us to virtue, and dishonorable actions to vice; and only a madman would conclude that these judgments are matters of opinion, and not fixed by nature.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
    Source: Bertrand Russells Best
  • 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.
  • Comte de Lautréamont
    Comte de Lautréamont
    French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
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    Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties.
  • Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all.
  • Miguel de Unamuno
    Miguel de Unamuno
    Spanish Philosophical Writer 1864-1936
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    That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
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    The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.
  • The cat seldom interferes with other people's rights. His intelligence keeps him from doing many of the fool things that complicate life.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
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    The French equate intelligence with rational discourse, the Russians with intense soul-searching. For the Mexican, intelligence is inseparable from maliciousness.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
  • Carl Levin
    Carl Levin
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    The intelligence failures with respect to Iraq were massive and have damaged our credibility around the world.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    The intelligence suffers today automatically in consequence of the attack on all authority, advantage, or privilege. These things are not done away with, it is needless to say, but numerous scapegoats are made of the less politically powerful, to satisfy the egalitarian rage awakened.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    The juvenile delinquent does not feel his disturbed personality. The intelligent man does not feel his intelligence or the introvert his introversion.