Intelligence Quotes

When you know better you do better.
Maya Angelou

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Stephen Hawking

Quotes about Intelligence
Quotes about Intelligence

He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Alexander Hamilton

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Immanuel Kant

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
James Russell Lowell

It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.
Albert Einstein

Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers.
Emile M. Cioran

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
Ronald Reagan

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Oscar Wilde

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
H. L. Mencken

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Michael Jordan

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

Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.
Walter Cronkite

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
Albert Einstein

Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
Quentin Crisp

Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Susan Sontag

Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
Alistair Cooke

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Salvador Dali

Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.
Victor Hugo

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Napoleon Hill

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Groucho Marx

One of the functions of intelligence is to take account of the dangers that come from trusting solely to the intelligence.
Lewis Mumford

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
C.G. Jung

Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
George Santayana

If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson

I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.
Douglas Adams

Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it.
Thomas Kempis

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
Leonardo da Vinci

Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.
Henri Bergson

A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Søren Kierkegaard

You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.
Harlan Ellison

I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being--forgive me--rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
J.K. Rowling

Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
Victor Hugo