Intelligence Quotes: A Unique Collection of Quotes
About Intelligence and Knowledge
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The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. -Albert Einstein
We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow. -Woodrow Wilson
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. -Albert Einstein
Character is higher than intellect. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. -Martin Luther King Jr
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. -Albert Einstein
A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether to say it or not.
When you don't have an education, you've got to use your brains.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. -Albert Einstein.
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one. -E. B. White
Action is the real measure of intelligence. -Napoleon Hill
Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about. -Solomon Short
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. -Eleanor Roosevelt
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. -François de La Rochefoucauld
We live in an era of smart phones, and stupid people.
There are too many stupid people in the world. I'm not saying we should kill them all or anything. Just take the warning labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself.
A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half. -Jeff Cooper
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life thinking its stupid. -Albert Einstein
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. -Ronald Reagan
Your intelligence is measured by those around you; if you spend your days with idiots you seal your own fate.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying. -Oscar Wilde
Genius is knowing to stay silent as others demonstrate their ignorance. -Eric Lau
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it. -Henry Ford
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. -Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid. -John Fowles
You don't need to know all the answers. No one is smart enough to ask you all the questions.
A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether. -Roy H. Williams
The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell.-Simone Weil
Knowledge is often mistaken for intelligence. This is like mistaking a cup of milk for a cow.
Grades don’t measure intelligence and age doesn’t define maturity.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. -Salvador Dalí
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer.
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