Intellect Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Intellect

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To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


We were proposing, in a sense, that the rest of the world be made safe for American ideas, as they adopted intellectual property rights that gave patent protection to our very innovative economy.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


At the same time, much of it seems to have to do with recreating things we or others had already done; it seems rather derivative intellectually; is there a dearth of really new ideas?
~By Dennis Ritchie ~


I have some strategical vision, I could calculate some few moves ahead and I have an intellect that is badly missed in the country which is run by generals and colonels.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


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 ~


Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
~By John Adams ~


Tennis doesn't encourage any kind of intellectual development.
~By Jim Courier ~


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


Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
~By William James ~


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


Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


All this is applicable to the intellectual faculties of man. There is a considerable difference between one person and another as regards these faculties, as is well known to philosophers.
~By Maimonides ~


Intellectualism came very late to America. That's why Americans are so proud of it. I found very few real intellectuals in America. But there are so many pseudo-intellectuals.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


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 ~


An intellectual hatred is the worst.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


An intellectual is someone who avoids the mundane by lowering his handicap.
~By Richard Reeves ~


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 ~


Sense is a line, the mind is a circle. Sense is like a line which is the flux of a point running out from itself, but intellect like a circle that keeps within itself.
~By Ralph Cudworth ~


Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him.
~By Roland Allen ~


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


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 ~


I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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


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 ~


We bring together the best ideas - turning the meetings of our top managers into intellectual orgies.
~By Jack Welch ~


The Chicago Economics Department was in intellectual ferment, although the central issues of the 1930's were very different from those in later times. I had never before encountered minds of that quality at close quarters and they influenced me strongly.
~By George Stigler ~


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 ~


One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


We had a certain kind of really big prestige among, I suppose not just intellectual folk, but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
~By Adolph Green ~


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 ~


Yeah, the New York Times is very intellectual and very, very prestigious, but it doesn't reach the market that People magazine does.
~By Edward James Olmos ~


What a revolting contrast exists in England between the slavery of women and the intellectual superiority of women writers.
~By Flora Tristan ~


These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious.
~By Ethan A. Hitchcock ~


She was short on intellect, but long on shape.
~By George Ade ~


Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


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


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 ~


Politics is an act of faith; you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public.
~By George McGovern ~


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 ~


To play a role where you get to reveal intellectual change is wonderful.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


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 ~


Punk rock really came out of N.Y. as a philosophy before the groups were ever recorded. I had a kind-of intellectual interest in the idea of creating a new scene that could be a grassroots thing.
~By Greg Ginn ~


A mugwump is a person educated beyond his intellect.
~By Horace Porter ~


Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual.
~By Patrick Buchanan ~


Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it's really bad because everything we've done is de-humanizing education. It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship.
~By William Glasser ~


The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at.
~By Simone Weil ~


For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking... giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people are willing to risk such a radical move.
~By Edward T. Hall ~


What is important is that one utilizes one's intellect and not to be 100 percent sure about one's convictions. One should always leave room for doubt.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism; the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young.
~By Henry S. Canby ~


One day I heard a speech of Hitler. In this speech he said that the German factory worker and the German labourer must make common cause with the German intellectual worker.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


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


If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
~By Sallust ~


We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


After learning the language and culture of the Chinese people, these Jesuits began to establish contacts with the young intellectuals of the country.
~By Hu Shih ~


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 ~


What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of temperament, the power of being deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects.
~By Walter Pater ~


The true traveller is the one urged to move about for physical, aesthetic, intellectual as well as spiritual reasons.
~By Ella Maillart ~


A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


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 ~


Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


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


I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.
~By Mitt Romney ~


The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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 ~


The apostles were moved, not so much by an intellectual apprehension, as by a spiritual illumination. They met men, and the need of those men whom they met cried aloud to them.
~By Roland Allen ~


I'm not known for my intellectual range and tricks have been played on me.
~By William Sanderson ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't like to intellectualize about my acting.
~By Genevieve Bujold ~


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 ~


Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.
~By Susan Sontag ~


From time to time, I need a rest from the exercitation of my intellect.
~By Jean Stafford ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Investors should start with a view of skepticism. They should become intellectual investors rather than emotional investors. They should be careful, and they should be skeptical.
~By Arthur Levitt ~


Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.
~By Nnamdi Azikiwe ~


No society lies nearer to the cyclonic path of the forces of world change than the United States, and few societies are more intellectually aware of the nature of the issues that have to be faced.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Earlier in my life, I performed a lot of music. Some of it because I felt it was a demonstration, or a representation of certain intellectual concepts that were very exciting and important.
~By Michael Tilson Thomas ~


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


The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.
~By John Ruskin ~


An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
~By Charles Bukowski ~


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 ~


There's a tremendous intellectual fervor among independent filmmakers, and that has to be cultivated.
~By Dan Glickman ~


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


Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil Rights movement and to create an emotional, intellectual constituency. But what do you do after that? The black community doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them.
~By Henry Hampton ~


Faith is the heroism of the intellect.
~By Charles Henry Parkhurst ~


Why should I go into details, we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with.
~By Ovid ~


I'm not an intellectual composer.
~By Les Baxter ~


Cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kid of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


I shall suggest, on the contrary, that all communication relies, to a noticeable extent on evoking knowledge that we cannot tell, and that all our knowledge of mental processes, like feelings or conscious intellectual activities, is based on a knowledge which we cannot tell.
~By Michael Polanyi ~

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