Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Intelligence.

The repository contains 94 quotes in the category “Intelligence.”
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We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.

Michel de Montaigne
1533 — 1592

I think, therefore I am.

Rene Descartes
1596 — 1650

It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes
1596 — 1650

Have the courage to have your wisdom regarded as stupidity.

Justice Antonin Scalia
1936 —     

Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.

Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
1900 — 1986

He that will not reason is a bigot. He that cannot reason is a fool. He that dares not reason is a slave.

William Drummond
1585 — 1649

The secret of a man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.

William Dean Howells
1837 — 1920

Thought is the labor of intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

Victor Hugo
1802 — 1885

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

Henri Amiel
1821 — 1881

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

384 — 322 B.C.

The mind commands the body and the body obeys. The mind commands itself and finds resistance.

St. Augustine
354 — 430 A.D.

When a finger points at the moon, the imbecile examines the finger.

564? — 483 B.C.

Knowledge is telling the past. Wisdom is predicting the future.

Tim Garvey

Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open.

Sir James Dewar
1842 — 1923

Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by stupidity.

Nick Diamos

Our mind is like a window: Close it too tight and it will never open again.

Vincent Duncombe

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.

Sigmund Freud
1856 — 1939

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use.

1564 — 1642

I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There’s a knob called “brightness,” but it doesn’t work.

1947 —     

It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

Mohandas K. Gandhi
1869 — 1948

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