Famous Quotes & Quotations About Intelligence:
Brains are an asset to the woman in love who's smart enough to hide 'em.
~ Mae West.
Character is higher than intellect.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Common sense is not so common.
Democracy has not failed; the intelligence of the race has failed before the problems the race has raised.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins.
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
~ Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad.
I think the world is run by C students.
~ Al McGuire.
If the Aborigine drafted an I.Q. test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it.
~ Stanley Garn.
If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn't.
~ Emerson M. Pugh.
A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.
~ Barbara Walters.
I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.
~ Dolly Parton.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
~ Albert Einstein.
Sex and beauty are inseparable, like life and consciousness. And the intelligence which goes with sex and beauty, and arises out of sex and beauty, is intuition.
~ D.H. Lawrence.
Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.
~ George Scialabra.
Primitive does not mean stupid.
~ Author Unknown.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly.
~ Jonathan Swift, Thoughts on Various Subjects.
The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred.
~ Aldous Huxley.
The difference between intelligence and education is this: intelligence will make you a good living.
~ Charles F. Kettering.
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
~ Don Herold.
There's a heart beneath the boobs and a brain beneath the wig.
~ Dolly Parton.
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
~ Henri Frederic Amiel.
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