Intelligence Quotes

The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence

Unknown

The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.

Robert J. Shiller

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.

Ambrose Bierce

The scale, properly speaking, does not permit the measure of the intelligence, because intellectual qualities are not superposable, and therefore cannot be measured as linear surfaces are measured.

Alfred Binet

Intelligence is the only unlimited natural resource

Unknown

Intelligence makes clear to us the interrelationship of means and ends. But mere thinking cannot give us a sense of the ultimate and fundamental ends. To make clear these fundamental ends and valuations and to set them fast in the emotional life of the individual, seems to me precisely the most important function which religion has to form in the social life of man.

Albert Einstein

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.

Aldous Huxley

Intelligence consists in recognizing opportunity

Unknown

Intelligence is nothing without delight.

Paul Claudel

Belief is the death of intelligence

Robert Anton Wilson

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

George Bancroft

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value

Stephen Hawking

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

Arthur C. Clarke

Tact is the intelligence of the heart

Unknown

Your intelligence is measured by those around you; if you spend your days with idiots you seal your own fate.

Unknown

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.

Lao-Tzu

The sum of intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

Unknown

Action is the real measure of intelligence.

Napoleon Hill

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.

Lao-Tzu 604BC

No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.

Henry Brooks Adams

Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.

Eugene S Wilson

The kind of intelligence a genius has is a different sort of intelligence. The thinking of a genius does not proceed logically. It leaps with great ellipses. It pulls knowledge from God knows where.

Dorothy Thompson

Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden...

Unknown

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.

Thomas Edison
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