A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.
A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Always be smarter than the people who hire you.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
Julius Charles Hare
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common sense is not so common.
Every true genius is bound to be naive.
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
E. B. White
I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
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.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
Intellectuals are too sentimental for me.
Intelligence is not a science.
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle.
Bryant H. McGill
It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
G. H. Hardy
It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
George Bernard Shaw
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
The higher the voice the smaller the intellect.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid.
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
There is no method but to be very intelligent.
T. S. Eliot
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
Arnold J. Toynbee
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Wit is educated insolence.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.