An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
Bryant H. McGill
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
George Bernard Shaw
I'm an optimist in the sense that I believe humans are noble and honorable, and some of them are really smart. I have a very optimistic view of individuals.
Every true genius is bound to be naive.
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it.
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
Always be smarter than the people who hire you.
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A. A. Milne
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
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.
To think is to practice brain chemistry.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.
Michel de Montaigne
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.
It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle.
Bryant H. McGill
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
The higher the voice the smaller the intellect.
There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid.
We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.
I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.
A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
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
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