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A full belly makes a dull brain
Benjamin Franklin
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
Nelson Mandela
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Saul Bellow
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service
E. B. White
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
Ernest Hemingway
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise
Benjamin Franklin
Being intelligent is not a felony, but most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor.
Lazarus Long
Belief is the death of intelligence
Robert Anton Wilson
Columbus's eggs lie around by the hundreds of thousands, but Columbuses are met with less frequently.
Adolf Hitler
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential
Winston Churchill
Efficiency is intelligent laziness.
David Dunham
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
For God's sake, give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself
Robert Louis Stevenson
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.
Albert Einstein
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Ernest Hemingway
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
Galileo Galilei
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
Socrates
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Plato
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.
Ambrose Bierce
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