Top 50+Quotes On Intellegence


1. “The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
2. “An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.”
3. “Everything intelligent is so boring.”
4. “Intelligent men are dangerous.”
5. “I disapprove of matrimony as a matter of principle…. Why should any independent, intelligent female choose to subject herself to the whims and tyrannies of a husband? I assure you, I have yet to meet a man as sensible as myself! (Amelia Peabody)”

7. “Quiet people always know more than they seem. Although very normal, their inner world is by default fronted mysterious and therefore assumed weird. Never underestimate the social awareness and sense of reality in a quiet person; they are some of the most observant, absorbent persons of all.”
8. “Intelligent people know they are intelligent. They also know that one person cannot know all, hence a person is not stupid simply because he is ignorant of one thing or another. They know that, to another intelligent person, they will not appear stupid in asking for an explanation of what they do not know, and so their ignorance on any particular issue does not become an embarrassment.”
9. “Your mind will serve you better than any trinket under the suns…It is a weapon…and like any weapon, you need practice to be any good at wielding it.”
10. “Fashion does not have to prove that it is serious. It is the proof that intelligent frivolity can be something creative and positive”
11. “Come, daddy, Harry doesn’t want to talk to us right now. He’s just too polite to say it. ~Luna Lovegood”
12. “The more you Learn, The more you earn”
13. “Intelligence is more important than strength, that is why earth is ruled by men and not by animals.”
14. “When did you get so clever?” “When I realized I wasn’t as clever as I thought.”
15. “Bravery is a willing decision to do what must be done. Fear is a cancer that is cured only by doing what must be done, backed by an intelligent, open mind.”
16. “With frightening suddenness he now began ripping the pages out of the book in handfuls and throwing them in the waste-paper basket. Matilda froze in horror. The father kept going. There seemed little doubt that the man felt some kind of jealousy. How dare she, he seemed to be saying with each rip of a page, how dare she enjoy reading books when he couldn’t? How dare she?”
17. “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.”
18. “Pick a leader who is strong and confident, yet humble. Intelligent, but not sly. A leader who encourages diversity, not racism. One who understands the needs of the farmer, the teacher, the welder, the doctor, and the environmentalist — not only the banker, the oil tycoon, the weapons developer, or the insurance and pharmaceutical lobbyist.”
19. “Some people will insult your intelligence by suddenly being nice or nicer to you once you make it … or they think you have.”
20. “We must plant trees, grow gardens instead of lawns, ride bicycles when we can and support responsible local businesses over big brands.”
21. “Nothing complements a fast mind better than a slow tongue. And nothing aggravates a slow mind better than a fast tongue.”
22. “Avoid selling to dumb customers, there aren’t enough left!”
23. “Your body is an intelligent organism; it knows how to heal itself.”
24. “Intelligent men never do a business; only a fool kills his own beautiful instincts for the sake of a word profit.”
25. “Advantages never comes free. You have to create it the way you want it!”
26. “Only those who are intelligent can change their minds. The rest are damaged permanently due to indoctrination. A lower IQ makes a person less malleable.”
27. “The closest natural area to you is the wild, naturally intelligent biological community within you.”
28. “Books can teach you many nice comebacks.”
29.  “God did not give horns to the humans, nor the sharp nails or teeth like the lions because he thought the intelligent brain of the humans would be enough to survive on earth!”
30. “We cannot force people to be intelligent, ethical or wise.”
31. “My own fault. The equipment had safeties but your primary piece of protective equipment was your brain. There was a presumption that anyone entering this room was intelligent enough to keep away from hot things, sharp things, and things carrying large stores of momentum.”
32.  “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,”
33.  “I am a smart person that tells the truth.”
34. “Not everybody is intelligent, but every body is intelligent.”
35.  “Stupidity is not intelligence ‘without’ wisdom. Rather, it’s intelligence ‘without the desire’ for wisdom, which is stupidity at its finest.”
36.  “The most dangerous thing we can do with intelligence is to let it speak without being both chastised and informed by wisdom. For if we let it speak without the constraints and forbearance of wisdom, we will destroy ourselves. And in doing so, we will be so caught up in our ‘intelligence’ that we won’t even realize that it’s ‘us’ that’s killing ‘us.”
37. “The Turkish nation’s character is noble , The Turkish nation is industrious, The Turkish nation is intelligent.”
38. “A lot is said about the serious by the fact that the most intelligent person around is almost always the most playful.”
39. “Teachers had told her she was intelligent. Friends had said so too, often slightly accusatory as if being intelligent had made her too different to be quite comfortable with.”
40.  “But for some reason or other Curwen did not care for society. Whilst never actually rebuffing a visitor, he always reared such a wall of reserve that few could think of anything to say to him which would not sound inane. There seemed to lurk in his bearing some cryptic, sardonic arrogance, as if he had come to find all human beings dull through having moved among stranger and more potent entities.”
41.  “Creativity is an intelligent escape from the perceived limits.”
42. “Only intelligent people can realize that it’s better to be happy than to be intelligent.”
43.  “God did not give horns to the humans, nor the sharp nails or teeth like the lions because he thought the intelligent brain of the humans will be enough to survive on earth!”
44.  “A person who thinks that he is both powerful and intelligent is not at least one of them.”
45.  “We cannot judge animals without intelligence however we can judge intelligent animals.”
46.  “You need not be rich or famous to be intelligent, wise, or knowledgeable. And vice versa.”
47.  “People who pay less on schooling fees are more intelligent than those who pay millions in school fees.”
48.  “Sometimes what looks intelligence to you is just a common sense for someone smarter than you.”
49.  “The mind is incapable of refusing to be used as best as it is capable of being used.”
50.  “We sometimes pretend to agree with a statement, as an attempt to hide the fact that we are not smart enough to understand it.”
51.  “The Universe can exist without intelligence. it cannot exist without compassion.”
52.  “Have haters? Me too. Don’t have haters? Try harder. Listen to what Grandpa Einstein says: ‘Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.”
53. “You just say the opposite to what everyone else thinks. Is that why people think you’re so clever?”
54.  “I understand that your brain is large and perpetually at war with itself”
55. “Adults who use big words in order to seem intelligent are annoying, especially those who are not intelligent.”
56. “The kind of lies that someone tells us gives us an idea of how stupid, knowledgeable, intelligent, or ignorant they are … or they think we are.”
57.  “Spirituality isn’t some quaint stepchild of an intelligent worldview, or the only option for those of us not smart enough to understand the facts of the real world. Spirituality reflects the most sophisticated mindset, and the most powerful force available for the transformation of human suffering.”
58.  “Among other possibilities, money was invented to make it possible for a foolish man to control wise men; a weak man, strong men; a child, old men; an ignorant man, knowledgeable men; and for a dwarf to control giants.”
59.  “Never underestimate a smart person.”
60. “The expectation of intelligent gossip is a powerful motive for serious self-criticism, more powerful than New Year resolutions to improve one’s decision making at work and at home.”


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