Intelligence

Found 11 thoughts of intelligence

It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.

G. H. Hardy

One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.

George Bernard Shaw

An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.

Laurence J. Peter

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form.

Albert Einstein

Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare.

Harriet Martineau

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.

Lisa Alther

The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.

Robert J. Shiller

A mind too active is no mind at all.

Theodore Roethke

There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.

Henry Adams

There is an energy in the endless universe capable of revolutionizing human intelligence.

Erasmo Shallkytton