Quotes in Intelligence

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

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Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.

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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

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

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

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.

Lotteries, a tax upon imbeciles.

If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.