Intelligence Quotes

Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle
Genius is initiative on fire.
- Holbrook Jackson
Intelligence is not a science.
- Frank Carlucci
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You are just your intelligence.
- Kalpana Chawla
Intelligence is enormously sexy.
- Frank Langella
Remember to be as smart as you are.
- Judd Nelson
Genius is independent of situation.
- Charles Churchill
Hamlet is an astonishing intelligence.
- Ben Kingsley
Every true genius is bound to be naive.
- Friedrich Schiller
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
- Henry Van Dyke
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Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
- Alistair Cooke
People are smarter than you might think.
- John Astin
To think is to practice brain chemistry.
- Deepak Chopra
These little grey cells. It is up to them.
- Agatha Christie
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
- Leonardo da Vinci
I don't know how to depict intelligence.
- David Fincher
I'm fascinated by artificial intelligence.
- Jonathan Nolan
The higher the voice the smaller the intellect.
- Ernest Newman
Always be smarter than the people who hire you.
- Lena Horne
True intelligence requires fabulous imagination.
- Ian Mcewan
Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
- Irene Peter
I'm a big advocate of financial intelligence.
- Daymond John
Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.
- Aldous Huxley
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
- Groucho Marx
Football is a game about feelings and intelligence.
- Jose Mourinho
The intelligence of cinema-goers should be respected.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
- H. L. Mencken
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
- Albert Camus
A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
- Ezra Pound
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
- Aristotle
Imagination is but another name for super intelligence.
- Edgar Rice Burroughs
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
- George Santayana
The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.
- Geoffrey Chaucer
There is a lot of strength and intelligence in Hollywood.
- Fay Wray
Don't leave home without your sword - your intellect.
- Alan Moore
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- Lewis Carroll
The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.
- Laurence J. Peter
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
- Josh Billings
If it were a fact, it wouldn't be called intelligence.
- Donald Rumsfeld
Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The intelligence community gets hurt through sequestration.
- Lindsey Graham
We are moving towards a new form of collective intelligence.
- Jane McGonigal
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
In the music industry, intelligence in women is undervalued.
- Bat for Lashes
When I see a dolphin, I know it's just as smart as I am.
- Captain Beefheart
We need to gather intelligence, but we need to do so legally.
- Bob Beckel
Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers.
- Emile M. Cioran
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
- Janis Joplin
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
- E. B. White
Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
- Diogenes
Human intelligence may not be the best trick nature has to offer.
- Bryant H. McGill
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
- George S. Patton
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
- Arthur C. Clarke
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead
Ian Fleming was my cousin, you know. He was in naval intelligence.
- Christopher Lee
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
- Henry Adams
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
- Ambrose Bierce
Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence.
- E. Stanley Jones
I think intelligence is totally subjective; it's like sexiness.
- David Fincher
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
- Charles Bukowski
The key to artificial intelligence has always been the representation.
- Jeff Hawkins
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.
- Albert Einstein
It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
- George Bernard Shaw
A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.
- Barbara Walters
Your intelligence doesn't override your desire to destroy yourself.
- John Darnielle
Commercial television has underestimated the intelligence of the public.
- Jerry Lewis
There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid.
- John Fowles
I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence.
- Bill Gates
Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals.
- Edward Thorndike
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Thought is a strenuous art - few practice it, and then only at rare times.
- David Ben-Gurion
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
- Albert Einstein
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.
- Linus Torvalds
Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
- Julius Charles Hare
A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
- Charles Kettering
We could have human intelligence in orbit around Mars, building things there.
- Buzz Aldrin
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
- Arnold J. Toynbee
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
- Alan Perlis
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.
- Antonio Gramsci
Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.
- John Ciardi
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
- James Russell Lowell
The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.
- Daniel Goleman
The mob spirit has grown with the increasing intelligence of the Afro-American.
- Ida B. Wells
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
- Henry Ford
Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.
- Jean Anouilh
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
- Blaise Pascal
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
- Ernest Hemingway
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
- Henry Adams
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
- Bertolt Brecht
Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information.
- John McCarthy
To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same thing.
- Herodotus
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Jung
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
An organization's intelligence is distributed to the point of being ubiquitous.
- Kevin Kelly
Some of the greatest moments in human history were fueled by emotional intelligence.
- Adam Grant
Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.
- J. K. Rowling
My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
- Helen Gurley Brown
I think all governments engage in intelligence gathering vis-a-vis other governments.
- Henry Paulson
I certainly believe that improving our intelligence is of important national interest.
- Jeff Sessions
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings
The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
- Augustus Hare
We need a president with tremendous intelligence, smarts, cunning, strength and stamina.
- Donald Trump

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