Quotes on Intelligent Person

It amazes me to find an intelligent person who fights against something which he does not at all believe exists. Mahatma Gandhi

All drugs of any interest to any moderately intelligent person in America are now illegal. Thomas Szasz

The mind always functions in an eccentric way, the mind is always an idiot. The really intelligent person has no mind. Intelligence arises out of no-mind, idiocy out of the mind. Mind is idiotic, no-mind is wise. No-mind is wisdom, intelligence. Mind depends on knowledge, on methods, on money, on experience, on this and that. Mind always needs props, it needs supports, it cannot exist on its own. On its own, it flops. Rajneesh

People, when they are frustrated with worldly desires, start changing the object: they start making otherworldly objects of desire - heaven, paradise, and all the joys of heaven. But it is the same trick, the mind is again befooling you. This is not the way of the intelligent person, this is the way of the stupid. Rajneesh

An intelligent person hires people who are more intelligent than he is. Robert Kiyosaki

A truly intelligent person is the dumbest person on the team he is leading. Robert Kiyosaki

First, Know well that Intellectuality is not intelligence. To be intellectual is to be phony; it is a pretending intelligence. It is not real because it is not yours; it is borrowed. Intelligence is the growth of inner consciousness. It has nothing to do with knowledge, it has something to do with meditativeness. An intelligent person does not function out of his past experience; he functions in the present. He does not react, he responds. Hence he is always unpredictable; one can never be certain what he is going to do. Rajneesh

The intelligent person is not one who merely knows what is good and what is bad. The intelligent person is one who, when he sees what is good, follows it, and when he sees evil, shuns it. Abu Nu`aym

An intelligent person should put money in the beginning, but not in heart Jonathan Swift

The intelligent beings in these regions should therefore not be surprised if they observe that their locality in the universe satisfies the conditions that are necessary for their existence. It is a bit like a rich person living in a wealthy neighborhood not seeing any poverty. Stephen Hawking

To endow clock time with numinous meaning [is] hardly a fit occupation for an intelligent person. Alan McGlashan

If you are a very intelligent person, you will see this: All the realities in the universe can be changed! Mehmet Murat Ildan

The intelligent person depends on his own insight; he trusts his own being. He loves and respects himself. Rajneesh

There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them. George Orwell

There is nothing funny about a well-adjusted, intelligent person making the right choices. Tim Heidecker

It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics. George Bernard Shaw

An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things. Bryant H Mcgill

Every fairly intelligent person is aware that the price of respectability is a muffled soul bent on the trivial and the mediocre. Walter Lippmann

Consider how wool is turned into an elegantly designed carpet by coming into contact with an intelligent person. Rumi

I have encountered a few 'creationists' and because they were usually nice, intelligent people, I have been unable to decide whether they were really mad or only pretending to be mad. If I was a religious person, I would consider creationism nothing less than blasphemy. Do its adherents imagine that God is a cosmic hoaxer who has created the whole vast fossil record for the sole purpose of misleading humankind ? Arthur C Clarke

I like girls who are intelligent, somewhat funny, and pretty with a nice personality. Leonardo Dicaprio

I would for sure do a thousand dollar meet and greet because literally every single person knows where I live. Vince Staples

I have a troubled relationship with Hunter S. Thompson, not just because he kicked me out of a bar but also because it's become clear to me that he was not a good person. Andy Daly

Nowadays to be intelligible is to be found out. Oscar Wilde

The intelligent, like the unintelligent, are responsive to propaganda. H L Mencken

Intelligent women always marry fools Anatole France

My mum is incredibly intelligent. Philip Seymour Hoffman

One of the most important leadership lessons is realizing you're not the most important or the most intelligent person in the room at all times. Mario Batali

You're an intelligent person of great moral character who has taken a very courageous stand. I'm an intelligent person with no moral character at all, so I'm in an ideal position to appreciate it. Joseph Heller

Every intelligent person, whether hes an artist or not - a mathematician, a doctor, a scientist - possesses a poetic way of seeing and describing the world. Yehuda Amichai

Americans don't understand irony? I am an intelligent person living in the United States. My entire existence is ironic. Marc Maron

An intelligent person fights for lost causes, realizing that others are merely effects E E Cummings

An intelligent person, looking out of his eyes and hearkening in his ears, with a smile on his face all the time, will get more true education than many another in a life of heroic vigils". Robert Louis Stevenson

An intelligent person may be wrong sometimes, but a fool is never wrong. The medical profession is never wrong. Herbert M. Shelton

We need to understand that Jesus is a thinker, that this is not a dirty word but an essential work, and that his other attributes do not preclude thought, but only ensure that he is certainly the greatest thinker of the human race: "the most intelligent person who ever lived on earth" Dallas Willard

There is only one reason an intelligent person doesn't believe in miracles. He or she believes in materialism. Gilbert K Chesterton

It's ain't sad that I want my child to look like me? Every intelligent person wants their child to look like him. Muhammad Ali

An intelligent person feels guilty for downloading music without paying the musician, but they use this free-open-culture ideology to cover it. Jaron Lanier

Proust is a hero of mine. I read 'A la recherche' in one go, and I'm a very slow reader. It had an astonishing impact, reading it on my own and being my main company. I think Proust is the most intelligent person to ever have written a novel. Edward St Aubyn

Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language. Marshall Mcluhan

Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. Wikis give us a place where anyone who is kind, thoughtful and intelligent can come and join us in building a better and more rational world. Jimmy Wales Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. George Sand

I believe I am more intelligent than the average person. Mario Balotelli

I gloomily came to the ironic conclusion that if you take a highly intelligent person and give them the best possible, elite education, then you will most likely wind up with an academic who is completely impervious to reality. Halton Arp

A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence. Gilbert K Chesterton

Romantic art is always stylized: the better the art, the cleaner and more attractive and intelligent the stylization. Ayn Rand

The intelligent man is never bored. Isaac Asimov

Praise the beautiful for their intelligence and the intelligent for their beauty. Giacomo Casanova

You want a wife who is intelligent, but not too intelligent. Richard M. Nixon

Why employ intelligent and highly paid ambassadors and then go and do their work for them? You don't buy a canary and sing yourself. John Keats

A precedent embalms a principle. Benjamin Disraeli

I'm very vocal about my belief that all religion is garbage. Most of my friends are religious or at least spiritual. These are people I like and I know are intelligent. It's this thing that I carry around. I know I'd be a better person if I was fairer, but it's at the core of who I am and what I believe. David Cross

We believe we can train any intelligent, quick thinking person to be a trader. We feel traders are made, not born. Jeff Yass

You are not saintly (a good person) because an organization says so, but rather because you stay connected to the divinity of your origination. You are not intelligent because of a transcript; you are intelligence itself, which needs no external confirmation. You are not moral because you obey the laws; you are mortality itself because you are the same as what you came from. Wayne Dyer

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. Lynsay Sands

The big lesson of Reagan is: To think that he was some sort of simple figurehead and didnt do the thinking and simply read a script in front of him woefully underestimates him. Ronald Reagan was an extremely intelligent person with a real V8 engine under his hood. Eugene Jarecki

The only effective way to help well-intentioned, intelligent persons to do the best they can in raising children is to encourage and guide them always to do their own thinking in their attempts at understanding and dealing with child-rearing situations and problems, and not to rely blindly on the opinions of others. Bruno Bettelheim

Any intelligent person knows that life is a beautiful thing and that the purpose of life is to be happy," said my father as he watched the three beauties. "But it seems only idiots are ever happy. How can we explain this? Orhan Pamuk

In certain countries, people seem to be think that three asses together make one intelligent person. However, that is completely wrong. Several asses in concreto make the ass in abstracto and that is a most terrifying animal. Franz Grillparzer

Experiment is necessary in establishing an academy, but certain principles must apply to this business of art as to any other business which affects the artistic tic sense of the community. Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language. Robert Menzies

The best of America drifts to Paris. The American in Paris is the best American. It is more fun for an intelligent person to live in an intelligent country. France has the only two things toward which we drift as we grow older-intelligence and good manners. F Scott Fitzgerald

Studies show: Intelligent girls are more depressed Because they know What the world is really like Don't think for a beat it makes it better When you sit her down and tell her Everything gonna be all right She knows in society she either is A devil or an angel with no in between She speaks in the third person So she can forget that she's me Emilie Autumn

The really intelligent person keeps his childhood alive to his last breath.He never loses it-the wonder the child feels looking at the birds,looking at the flowers,looking at the sky...Intelligence also has to be,in the same way,childlike. Rajneesh

Being on time to appointments and meetings is a phase of self-discipline and an evidence of self-respect. Punctuality is a courteous compliment the intelligent person pays to his associates. Marvin J Ashton

I write with two things in mind. I want to be right with my fellow economists. After all, I've made my life as a professional economist, so I'm careful that my economics is as it should be. But I have long felt that there's no economic proposition that can't be stated in clear, accessible language. So I try to be right with my fellow economists, but I try to have an audience of any interested, intelligent person. John Kenneth Galbraith

The obsession required to see a feature through from concept to release is not a rational thing to do with your brief time on this planet. Nor is it something to which an intelligent person should aspire. Yahoo Serious

If you have a lair then you are probably not a good person. Demetri Martin

I'm more a competitive person. Felix Baumgartner

I have always been a business person. Bethenny Frankel

Every single person in my life and every relationship I have is distant because all I do is music. Mac Miller

The surviving intelligent life form on Earth is not going to be carbon-based; it's going to be silicon-based. Paul MacCready

I hope that someday we will find evidence that there is intelligent life among humans on this planet. Sylvia Earle

For all things difficult to acquire, the intelligent man works with perseverance. Laozi

Many beautiful women have been made happy by their own beauty, but no intelligent woman has ever been made happy by her own intelligence. Mignon Mclaughlin

The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens... within I don't know how many years, but in not too long a time, it's going to become basic common sense that you are not some alien being who confronts an external world that is not you, but that almost every intelligent person will have the feeling of being an activity of the entire universe. Alan Watts

Most people think leadership is about being in charge. Most people think leadership is about having all the answers and being the most intelligent person or the most qualified person in the room. The irony is that it is the complete opposite. Leadership is about empowering others to achieve things they did not think possible. Leadership is about pointing in the direction, articulating a vision of the world that does not yet exist. Then asking help from others to insure that vision happens. Simon Sinek

Worry is spiritual short sight... Its cure is intelligent faith... Paul Brunton

Comprehension, inventiveness, direction, and criticism: intelligence is contained in these four words. Alfred Binet

If there is no intelligence in the universe, then the universe has created something greater than itself-for it has created you and me. Bruce Barton

Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error. Benjamin Disraeli

A sage is the instructor of a hundred ages. Ralph Waldo Emerson



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