Quotes about Intelligence

What is intelligence - read these quotes about intelligence from some famous people. You will find these words are inspirational and will give you lots to consider when thinking about what is intelligence. We like Albert Einstein words, "The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."

Common sense is not so common.
Voltaire

We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
Henri Frederic Amiel

The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred.
Aldous Huxley

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Albert Einstein

If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn't.
Emerson M. Pugh

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Napoleon Hill

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
Georg C. Lichtenberg

Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Susan Sontag

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Salvador Dali



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