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Quotes And Sayings About Intellect

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What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
~By William Glasser ~


Words are the children of reason and, therefore, can't explain it. They really can't translate feeling because they're not part of it. That's why it bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It's not. It's feeling.
~By Bill Evans ~


If all ideas have to be bought, then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass.
~By John Perry Barlow ~


The teacher who would be true to his mission and accomplish the most good, must give prominence to moral as well as intellectual instruction.
~By Sheldon Jackson ~


The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind.
~By Ernst Mach ~


Christ had given the apostles a world-wide commission, embracing all the nations; but intellectually they did not understand what He meant. They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit.
~By Roland Allen ~


The intellectual evolution of the race consists in an increase in the number, delicacy, complexity, permanence and speed of formation of such associations.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ~


Conversion for me was not a Damascus Road experience. I slowly moved into an intellectual acceptance of what my intuition had always known.
~By Madeleine L'Engle ~


An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
~By Albert Camus ~


The direction and constancy of the will is what really matters, and intellect and feeling are only important insofar as they contribute to that.
~By Evelyn Underhill ~


The function of intellect is to provide a means of modifying our reactions to the circumstances of life, so that we may secure pleasure, the symptom of welfare.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
~By Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. ~


The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development.
~By Jerome Isaac Friedman ~


Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.
~By Georges Bataille ~


There is not enough high intellect to be catered to and when most people think of Hiphop they think of low intellect.
~By Slick Rick ~


We started this mostly from an intellectual place.
~By Melinda Gates ~


A politics that is not sensitive to the concerns and circumstances of people's lives, a politics that does not speak to and include people, is an intellectually arrogant politics that deserves to fail.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
~By Sinclair Lewis ~


Greed probably figures in my intellectual life as well, as I attempt to absorb a massive amount of information with consequent mental indigestion.
~By Etty Hillesum ~


Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal.
~By Sarah Bernhardt ~


We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


People tend not to use this word beauty because it's not intellectual - but there has to be an overlap between beauty and intellect.
~By Tadao Ando ~


Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.
~By Marcel Proust ~


Conservative New Testament studies could also provide an intellectually satisfying alternative to German biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it.
~By John Gresham Machen ~


An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
~By Alec Guinness ~


Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.
~By Bill Gates ~


My mother, who was professional schoolteacher, was particularly concerned about our formal education and even went so far as to start a private school together with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
~By David Attenborough ~


Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


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.
~By John Keats ~


The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
~By Henry Ellis ~


I'm not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who can stand back and look at the whole edifice... It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it, like a snake leaving his skin behind.
~By Frank McCourt ~


Soccer riots kill at most tens. Intellectuals' ideological riots sometimes kill millions.
~By John McCarthy ~


We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the pistol of common sense.
~By Samuel Fuller ~


The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
~By Roger Ebert ~


Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect, his superior in education. Both of them were successful in serving the state.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


At the beginning of the twentieth century, every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west, and wanted their countries to look just like Britain and France.
~By Karen Armstrong ~


Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't, I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.
~By Josh McDowell ~


Our family life was certainly not intellectual.
~By Douglass North ~


I studied economics and made it my career for two reasons. The subject was and is intellectually fascinating and challenging, particularly to someone with taste and talent for theoretical reasoning and quantitative analysis.
~By James Tobin ~


I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing. I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year was one of the best moments Stanford, at least, intellectually, had to offer.
~By Fred Savage ~


I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school education is the opportunity to care for the material and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere.
~By Mark Foley ~


Science as an intellectual exercise enriches our culture, and is in itself ennobling.
~By Henry Taube ~


I was very intellectually oriented, very early on.
~By Donald Johanson ~


The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
~By Sivananda ~


History not used is nothing, for all intellectual life is action, like practical life, and if you don't use the stuff well, it might as well be dead.
~By Arnold J. Toynbee ~


Faith is a kind of winged intellect. The great workmen of history have been men who believed like giants.
~By Charles Henry Parkhurst ~


The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.
~By George Orwell ~


I think one of the important evolutions is that we no longer feel compulsively the need to argue, or to justify things on a kind of rational level. We are much more willing to admit that certain things are completely instinctive and others are really intellectual.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
~By Jorge Luis Borges ~


Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect examines too closely the ideas as they pour in.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


When community action was put into federal law in the early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice, I supported it intellectually.
~By Barney Frank ~


We still need to feed the public, both physically and intellectually.
~By Barry Corbin ~


You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.
~By Benjamin Banneker ~


The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
~By Augustus Hare ~


Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society.
~By Walter Gropius ~


The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.
~By Karl Marx ~


I have never known so much naive conviction allied to greater intellectual poverty.
~By Claude Levi-Strauss ~


Maybe it's the hair. Maybe it's the teeth. Maybe it's the intellect. No, it's the hair.
~By Tom Shales ~


My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Intellectual comradeship requires that you think your thoughts through to the place where you can make the complex seem simple, the obscure quite clear.
~By David Seabury ~


To be black and an intellectual in America is to live in a box. On the box is a label, not of my own choosing.
~By Stephen Carter ~


In the case of Elektra I really wasn't sure I could pull it off. There were so many intellectual leaps. My character, Stick, is blind, but he can see better than most people. So I had trouble kind of finding the logic.
~By Terence Stamp ~


I have no nationality - the best possible status for an intellectual.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


I approached the bulk of my schoolwork as a chore rather than an intellectual adventure.
~By Steven Chu ~


Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
~By Christopher Morley ~


The intellectual architecture means focusing on doing great work instead of focusing on agency politics.
~By Jay Chiat ~


The intellectually sophisticated person is indifferent to all genuine individuality, because relationships and reactions result from it which cannot be exhausted with logical operations.
~By Georg Simmel ~


I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


From the lowest animals of which we can affirm intelligence up to man this type of intellect is found.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations.
~By Samuel George Morton ~


The stock market can be down, but the stock market is not an indication of where people's spirits and enthusiam are, and where their intellectual energy is.
~By James Daly ~


It was always said that the big distinction between the French and the English is that the English are intelligent and the French are intellectual.
~By Kenneth Baker ~


I believe that the great painters with their intellect as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions.
~By Edward Hopper ~


I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


The tendency to whining and complaining may be taken as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.
~By Lord Jeffrey ~


A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
~By Charles Lamb ~


No one with a body full of aliments can have a luminous soul and other intellectual faculties. It is necessary to care for the body if we wish the spirit to function normally.
~By Michael Servetus ~


An intellectual is someone who has found something more interesting than sex.
~By Edgar Wallace ~


Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people's highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port.
~By Rosa Luxemburg ~


Basically I was a rebel growing up. I got kicked out of six schools. But I don't think that it makes you less of an intellect. You know, if you ever crave knowledge, there's always a library.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


The questions of philosophy proper are human desires and fears and aspirations - human emotions - taking an intellectual form.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


It doesn't stand up to huge intellectual scrutiny.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Traveling is the only passion that doesn't need to feel shy in front of intellect.
~By Lennart Meri ~


But the answer to how to live is to stop thinking about it. And just to live. But you're doing that anyway. However you intellectualise it, you still just live.
~By Damien Hirst ~


I like John Kerry. I think he's intellectually curious and very thoughtful. I think he's deeply committed on issues like the environment. I think he's an internationalist, which I am.
~By Howard Dean ~


Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
~By Victor Hugo ~

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