Intellect Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Intellect

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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 ~


Both Brutus and Hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called, in a popular sense, philosophic; Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth.
~By Joseph L. Mankiewicz ~


The intellectual debility of contemporary conservatism is indicated by its silence on all important matters.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Amherst was pivotal in my broad intellectual development; MIT in my development as a professional economist.
~By Joseph E. Stiglitz ~


Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The various forms of intellectual activity which together make up the culture of an age, move for the most part from different starting-points, and by unconnected roads.
~By Walter Pater ~


I suppose one has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
~By Alice James ~


Judaism is an intellectually based religion, and the single most important theme is that of study.
~By Norman Lamm ~


To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


It seems to me that humour is everybody's way of keeping sane and standing off from the situations so that they can see it intellectually, as well as emotionally, and I don't know whether you've noticed, but if somebody tells a joke, it's nearly always a mini fantasy.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


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


The amount of sophistication varies according to the quality of the medium, and to the state of the same medium at different times; it must be attributed in the best cases physiologically to the medium, intellectually to the control.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.
~By Stanford Moore ~


In 1995, I founded The Molecular Sciences Institute with a gift from the Philip Morris Company where I hoped that we could create an environment where young people could pursue science in an atmosphere of harmonious purpose and high intellectual challenge.
~By Sydney Brenner ~


From the business point of view - not to overstate it - intellectual property is dead; long live intellectual process. Long live service; long live performance.
~By Esther Dyson ~


It will appear evident upon attentive consideration that equality of intellectual and physical advantages is the only sure foundation of liberty, and that such equality may best, and perhaps only, be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor.
~By Francis Wright ~


Anti-intellectualism has long been the anti-Semitism of the businessman.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ~


The EU and the U.S. often work together to develop international standards. This is the case in fighting terrorism and transnational crime, advancing trade liberalization, and combating piracy and intellectual property violations.
~By John Bruton ~


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 ~


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


I wish to note that intellectual property theft by a government represents the very essence of organized crime.
~By Howard Berman ~


God is a metaphor for that which trancends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


It is intellectually dishonest to look backwards with all the facts and judge the decisions that were made with almost none of the facts, or the facts that existed hidden in the normal cloud of endless speculation of what might happen.
~By Norm Coleman ~


The concept of reason itself appears as an artificial attempt to separate intellectual powers from the frustrations, emotions, and accidents which cause events; the concept of reason is viewed as facade to prevent change.
~By Edward Levi ~


Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.
~By George Boole ~


I wouldn't describe that "position" as "parasitic." I'd describe that experience as "edifying." I don't merely write from a critical intellectual distance. I actually live around here.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


People desire power. I don't know why they want it so. It seems to me it implies a hugely superior intellect which separates them from most of the populace.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


To criticize is to appreciate, to appropriate, to take intellectual possession, to establish in fine a relation with the criticized thing and to make it one's own.
~By Henry James ~


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


All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
~By Francis Bacon ~


My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
~By George Washington ~


I like intellectual journeys.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


People need a sacred narrative. They must have a sense of larger purpose, in one form or another, however intellectualized. They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


If we look into ourselves we discover propensities which declare that our intellects have arisen from a lower form; could our minds be made visible we should find them tailed.
~By William Winwood Reade ~


Lennon was not very fond of me. Lennon didn't like to be around somebody else who was likely to be the center of attention and didn't like being on deck with somebody who was intellectually as hot as he was.
~By Peter Fonda ~


When a person responds emotionally to intellectual things, or emotionally only to traditional emotional things - I find that an interesting break between myself and some other writers and fans.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


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 ~


A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book and being convinced by its arguments, will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot.
~By John McCarthy ~


We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


I am coming more and more to the conviction that the necessity of our geometry cannot be demonstrated, at least neither by, nor for, the human intellect.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


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 ~


The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented, but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


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 ~


My father also happened to be an intellectual, as learned, literate, informed, and curious as anyone I have known. Unobtrusively and casually, he was my wise and gentle teacher.
~By James Tobin ~


The restriction of studies of human intellect and character to studies of conscious states was not without influence on a scientific studies of animal psychology.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue. Society as a whole has complex issues to face here: private ownership vs. open source, and so on.
~By Tim Berners Lee ~


I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
~By Albert Einstein ~


When you're watching Psycho, there' s that moment when you have a visceral reaction to watching someone being stabbed. And then you have the intellectual revelation that you're not, and that's where the celebration comes in.
~By Penn Jillette ~


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


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


The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Most intellectuals today have a phobia of any explanation of the mind that invokes genetics.
~By Steven Pinker ~


In a more intellectually rigorous age, I wouldn't be talked about as a satirist at all. I would just be a topical comedian.
~By Rory Bremner ~


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


The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
~By Carl Jung ~


One of the great intellectual failures of the American intelligence community, and especially the counterterrorism community, is to assume if someone hasn't attacked us, it's because he can't or because we've defeated him.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


Many people have observed that truth is stranger than fiction. This has led some intellectuals to conclude that it's stranger than non-fiction as well.
~By Brad Holland ~


If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


I'm strictly for Stevenson. I don't dig the intellectual bit, but I'm telling you, man, he knows the most.
~By Elvis Presley ~


On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
~By Karl Marx ~


This intellectual Pearl Harbor, a real gutsy sock to the stomach.
~By J. Allen Hynek ~


An intellectual is going to have doubts, for example, about a fundamentalist religious doctrine that admits no doubt, about an imposed political system that allows no doubt, about a perfect aesthetic that has no room for doubt.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Chess is intellectual gymnastics.
~By Wilhelm Steinitz ~


The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible; reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
~By Max Born ~


Intellectuals are too sentimental for me.
~By Margaret Anderson ~


Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


What's better, a poetic intuition or an intellectual work? I think they complement each other.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Pol Pot - he rounded up anybody he thought was intellectual and had them executed. And how he told someone was intellectual or not was whether they wore glasses. If they're that clever, take them off when they see him coming!
~By Ricky Gervais ~


All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


We were playing, not for the drunks, but for the musicians, because it was more intellectually challenging. We needed somewhere to put our energy to show that we were growing, and as we started to achieve this, people came to hear us musically.
~By Ronnie Hawkins ~


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 ~


The drama may be called that part of theatrical art which lends itself most readily to intellectual discussion: what is left is theater.
~By Robertson Davies ~


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 ~


Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


The intellectual, the man of thought, doubt and analysis, should give the best of himself.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it.
~By Angelina Grimke ~


Homer is the nice side of Al Bundy with the same intellect. I really like him and Al Bundy.
~By Uwe Boll ~


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 ~


The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.
~By Felix Adler ~


Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


If there's an intellectual highway, there's also an intellectual subway.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


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 ~


By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu.
~By Steven Pinker ~


The Industry's at war. I think it's about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights.
~By Don Rose ~


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 ~


My dear Miss Glory, Robots are not people. They are mechanically more perfect than we are, they have an astounding intellectual capacity, but they have no soul.
~By Karel Capek ~


The struggle for existence holds as much in the intellectual as in the physical world. A theory is a species of thinking, and its right to exist is coextensive with its power of resisting extinction by its rivals.
~By Thomas Huxley ~

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