Quotes: intelligence

Quotes 106 till 120 of 155.

  • 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
    B. F. Skinner
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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.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
    Walter Lippmann
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    The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
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    The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
  • Freeman Dyson
    Freeman Dyson
    American arts, writer 1923-
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    The question that will decide our destiny is not whether we shall expand into space. It is: shall we be one species or a million? A million species will not exhaust the ecological niches that are awaiting the arrival of intelligence.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.
  • Bobby Ray Inman
    Bobby Ray Inman
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    The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency.
  • Bill Nelson
    Bill Nelson
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    The terrorist uses surprise and stealth, and the only way to defeat that is by having accurate and timely intelligence.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    American writer 1896-1940
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    The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
    Machiavelli
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    There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.
  • Auguste Rodin
    Auguste Rodin
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    There are unknown forces in nature; when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us; she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.