Intelligence Quotes

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.

Don Herold

We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate

Henri Bergson

An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service

E. B. White

Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.

John Ciardi

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory

Leonardo da Vinci

Whatever you do, do it with intelligence, and keep the end in view.

Thomas Kempis

Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you.

Wayne Dyer

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

Albert Einstein

Many beautiful women have been made happy by their own beauty, but no intelligent woman has ever been made happy by her own intelligence.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Henri Deterding

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult

Anna Freud

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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.

Mozart

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Liane Cordes

Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.

Bertrand Russell

There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.

Henry Adams

Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.

Henrik Tikkanen

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

Bertrand Russell

You can have all the intelligence in the world and don't have enough stamina. I have seen some very bright, bright women who do not have the stamina for husbands.

Charleszetta Waddles

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

Stephen Hawking

This administration misled a nation into war by cherry-picking intelligence and stretching the truth beyond recognition.

Senator John Kerry

Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses

Quentin Crisp

Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended

Alfred North Whitehead
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