A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
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
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 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.
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?
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'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
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 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 is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
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.