All the INTELLIGENCE and talent in the world can’t make a
singer. The voice is a mild thing. It can’t be bred in
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.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, INTELLIGENCE is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
INTELLIGENCE is a quickness to apprehend as a distinct
from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing
Alfred North Whitehead
Laziness implies a lot of INTELLIGENCE. It is the normal
healthy attitude of a man with nothing to do.
Sir Heneage Oglivie
Love is the triumph of imagination over INTELLIGENCE.
H. L. Mencken
Man is the highest animal. Indeed it is INTELLIGENCE that
separates man from the other animals.
Military INTELLIGENCE is a contradiction in terms.
No one can write decently who is distrustful of the
reader’s INTELLIGENCE, or whose attitude is patronizing.
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of INTELLIGENCE.
So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - neither good looks nor INTELLIGENCE nor eloquence.
Homer, The Odyssey
The INTELLIGENCE is proved not by ease of learning but
by understanding what we learn.