Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
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.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
The future belongs to those who are virile, to whom it is a pleasure to live, to create, to whet their intelligence on that of the others
You're born with intelligence, but not with ethics.
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing
Every living thing is a sort of imperialist, seeking to transform as much as possible of its environment into itself…. When we compare the (present) human population of the globe with … that of former times, we see that “chemical imperialism” has been … the main end to which human intelligence has been devoted.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Mediocrity doesn't mean average intelligence, it means an average intelligence that resents and envies its betters.
Look for intelligence and judgment and, most critically, a capacity to anticipate, to see around corners. Also look for loyalty, integrity, a high energy drive, a balanced ego and the drive to get things done.
Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships.
How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget.
We catch on to the truth and technique of expectation in those rare moments when we are stirred by an awareness of a guidance seemingly higher and greater than our own, when for a little while we are taken over by a force and an intelligence above and beyond those commonly felt. Confident and free, filled with wonder and ready acceptance, we permit ourselves to be taken over by our unquestioning self.
But by providing the background picture - the universal situational awareness that we desire - by showing the anomalies, the Space-Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence.
As soils are depleted, human health, vitality and intelligence go with them.
The struggle for a free intelligence has always been a struggle between the ironic and the literal mind.
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will-stubborn will.