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.
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
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential
The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell
The universe is an intelligence test
The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason
The infinite intelligence in your subconscious can give you access to wonderful new kinds of knowledge.
One who does not use his intelligence will not succeed and one who does not use his knowledge will have no intellect. One who understands will attain nobility and excellence, and one who is tolerant will triumph. Knowledge is a shield (against evil), truth begets honour and ignorance disgrace, understanding is distinction, generosity is salvation and good manners command love and respect.
The basic stimulus to the intelligence is doubt, a feeling that the meaning of an experience is not self-evident.
Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
Kindness is the supreme intelligence.
The master of any craft is first a master of self, cooperating with innate intelligence within.
The public regards lawyers with great distrust. They think lawyers are smarter than the average guy but use their intelligence deviously. Well, they're wrong. Usually they are not smarter.
We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can find ourselves as creatures of excellence and intelligence and skill.
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.
The passion, observe, which is able to reflect, gives even to ninnies, fools, and imbeciles a species of intelligence, especially in youth.
No tool is more beneficial than intelligence. No enemy is more harmful than ignorance.
Much brass has been sounded and many cymbals tinkled in the name of advertising; but the advertisements which persuade people to act are written by men who have an abiding respect for the intelligence of their readers, and a deep sincerity regarding the merits of the goods they have to sell.
It required a lot less energy, intelligence, and competence to run against government than to try to make government work.
Teachers preach the superiority of the intelligence; but they preach it because in their opinion it is the intelligence which shows us the actions required for our interests, i.e. from exactly the same passion for the practical.
We are asked now seriously to accept that in the last few yearscontrary to all history, contrary to all intelligenceSaddam decided unilaterally to destroy those weapons. I say that such a claim is palpably absurd.
I certainly think that when I flick through all the magazines at the hairdresser's I like to see and am drawn to images that have an intelligence and mind at work behind them.
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