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

The repository contains 94 quotes in the category “Intelligence.”
Showing quotes 41 through 60 in the category “Intelligence.” Page 1 2 3 4 5.

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.

Théophile Gautier
1811 — 1872

The essence of wisdom is to remain suspicious of what you want to be true.

Jon K. Hart

It’s incredible how much intelligence is used in this world to prove nonsense.

Friedrich Hebbel
1813 — 1863

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Jimi Hendrix
1942 — 1970

It takes lots of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.


Great minds think for themselves.


Immaturity is the inability to use one’s reason without the influence of others.

Immanuel Kant
1724 — 1804

Kings stand more in need of the company of the intelligent than the intelligent do of the society of kings.

1184 — 1291

Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.

Titus Livy
60? B.C. — 17

Just because you’re smart doesn’t mean you can’t act stupid.

Christopher Lloyd
1938 —     

The distance between many people’s ears is a block.

MAD Magazine

Never express yourself more clearly than you can think.

Niels Bohr
1885 — 1962

A wise man is nothing more than a fool with a good memory.

Ryan Monroe

If knowledge is power and power corrupt, does knowledge corrupt?

James Moore
1737 — 1777

If the teacher is ignorant, how can the student be expected to be any better?

Rick Moore

An invention is intelligence waiting to be acknowledged.

Dom Mueller

You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.

James Thurber
1894 — 1961

In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.

Laurence Peter
1919 — 1990

The Peter Principle

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

45 — 120

Minds are like parachutes; they work best when they are open.

Nick Pope
1965 —     

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