Intelligence

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. ~Albert Einstein
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up. ~Mark Twain, “The Innocents Abroad”
If the Aborigine drafted an I.Q. test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it. ~Stanley Garn
Common sense is not so common. ~Voltaire
I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb… and I also know that I’m not blonde. ~Dolly Parton
We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow. ~Woodrow Wilson
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult. ~Sigmund Freud
Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun. ~George Scialabra
If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t. ~Emerson M. Pugh
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read,
With loads of learned lumber in his head.
~Alexander Pope
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have. ~Don Herold
Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence. ~Ambrose Bierce
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly. ~Jonathan Swift, Thoughts on Various Subjects, 1711
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart. ~Henri Frederic Amiel
A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence. ~Barbara Walters
The invention of IQ does a great disservice to creativity in education. ~Joel Hildebrand
Primitive does not mean stupid. ~Author Unknown
It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. ~Albert Einstein
The difference between intelligence and education is this: intelligence will make you a good living. ~Charles F. Kettering
I think the world is run by C students. ~Al McGuire
Character is higher than intellect. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred. ~Aldous Huxley

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