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Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
American Dancer 1878-1927
Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Anyone looking for a beautiful woman, good and intelligent, do not try one but three.
British journalist, statesman 1838-1923
Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.
American cartoonist 1958-
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.
American cartoonist 1958-
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
English actor 1976-
'Sherlock' fans are, by and large, an intelligent breed, so they've gone through my back catalogue and got what I've done, why and how I've done it. There is some obsessive behaviour, but I worry for them rather than me.
English mathematician and computer scientist 1912-1954
A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
American writer 1942-
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
John B. S. Haldane
British scientist, writer 1892-1964
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
A man is not necessarily intelligent because he has plenty of ideas, any more than he is a good general because he has plenty of soldiers.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
A metaphysician is one who, when you remark that twice two makes four, demands to know what you mean by twice, what by two, what by makes, and what by four. For asking such questions metaphysicians are supported in oriental luxury in the universities, and respected as educated and intelligent men.
British writer, criticus 1917-1993
A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although... he may be permitted to be an intellectual.
Charles F. Kettering
American inventor 1876-1958
A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
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