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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At the simplest level, only people who know they do not know everything will be curious enough to find things out.

Virginia Postrel

A great many people mistake opinions for thoughts.

Herbert Victor Prochnow
1897 — 1998

It is not the strength of the man’s muscles that beats the other man; it is the strength of the man’s mind that overcame him.

Ricardo Quique

Every man is free to rise as far as he’s able or willing, but the degree to which he thinks determines the degree to which he’ll rise.

Ayn Rand
1905 — 1982

We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the Complete Works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true.

Robert Wilensky

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

Earl Bertrand Russell
1872 — 1970

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.

Earl Bertrand Russell
1872 — 1970

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.

Earl Bertrand Russell
1872 — 1970

If he’s so smart, how come he’s dead?

“The Simpsons”

When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.

Jonathan Swift
1667 — 1745

Chance favors the prepared mind.

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.

Bill Watterson
1958 —     

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.

Earl Weaver
1930 — 2013

He who is not aware of his ignorance will be only misled by his knowledge.

Richard Whatley
1787 — 1863

Since light travels faster than sound, isn’t that why some people appear bright until you hear them speak?

Steven Wright
1955 —     

Great men are not always wise.

The Bible

Wisdom shall die with you.

The Bible

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting get understanding.

The Bible

Wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

The Bible

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!

The Bible

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