No intelligent man believes that anybody ever willingly errs or willingly does base and evil deeds; they are well aware that all who do base and evil things to them unwillingly.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.
The intelligent want self-control; children want candy.
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdoes both intelligence and skill.
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
When you pray purify your intelligence and it becomes your wisdom. Purify yourself completely and you become one with whole.
Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.
I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Remember, meditation will bring you more and more intelligence, infinite intelligence, a radiant intelligence. Meditation will make you more alive and sensitive; your life will become richer.
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible.
Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
Mind is just in the middle. You are nothing but a mess. If you can go beyond it, intelligence grows in you;if you go below it, any intelligence that you had disappears.
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
In order to acquire intellect one must need it. One loses it when it is no longer necessary.
Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.
Intelligence is nothing without delight.