Quotes: intelligent

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  • John Abbott
    John Abbott
    Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
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    ''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.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    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.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
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    Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
  • John Morley
    John Morley
    British journalist, statesman 1838-1923
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    Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.
  • '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.
  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
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    A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    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
    John B. S. Haldane
    British scientist, writer 1892-1964
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    A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    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
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    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.
  • Anthony Burgess
    Anthony Burgess
    British writer, criticus 1917-1993
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    A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although... he may be permitted to be an intellectual.
  • Charles F. Kettering
    Charles F. Kettering
    American inventor 1876-1958
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    A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
  • Bennet Omalu
    Bennet Omalu
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    Actually, I'm for football. But I'm for intelligent football that enhances us rather than football that steals away who we are.
  • An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.
  • An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
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