Quotes About Intelligence

It has yet to be proved that intelligence has any survival value.
Arthur C. Clarke

The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind about nothing—to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.
John Keats

There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you.  Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.
Millicent Carey McIntosh

The only difference between intelligence and education is this: intelligence will make you a good living.
Charles F. Kettering

To the dull mind all nature is leaden.  To the illumined mind the whole world sparkles with light.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We pay a high price for being intelligent.  Wisdom hurts.

He’s very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head.
Margot Asquith

The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.
Samuel Johnson

The height of cleverness is to conceal one’s cleverness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows.
Havelock Ellis

Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.
Anthony Hope Hawkins

No one is content with his fortune, nor discontent with his intellect.
Madame Antoinette Deshoulieres

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
G. K. Chesterton



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