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I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up. 
~ Mark Twain 


I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. 
~ Woodrow Wilson 


I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde. 
~ Dolly Parton 


I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues. 
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt 


If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? 
~ Scott Adams 


Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing. 
~ Irene Peter 


Intellectuals are too sentimental for me. 
~ Margaret Anderson 


Intelligence is not a science. 
~ Frank Carlucci 


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


Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant. 
~ Victor Hugo 


Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. 
~ Salvador Dali 


It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle. 
~ Bryant H. McGill 


It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that. 
~ G. H. Hardy 


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


It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. 
~ Lewis Carroll 


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


Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence. 
~ Ambrose Bierce 


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


Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly. 
~ Diogenes 


Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain. 
~ Carl Jung 


Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary. 
~ Blaise Pascal 


Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years. 
~ Gracie Allen 


The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head. 
~ Alexander Pope 


The higher the voice the smaller the intellect. 
~ Ernest Newman 


The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more. 
~ Ed Parker 


The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. 
~ Plutarch 


The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. 
~ Bill Watterson 


The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. 
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald 


The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. 
~ Albert Einstein 


There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. 
~ Ronald Reagan 


There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid. 
~ John Fowles 


There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing. 
~ Josh Billings 


There is no method but to be very intelligent. 
~ T. S. Eliot 


There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have. 
~ Don Herold 


To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization. 
~ Arnold J. Toynbee 


We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. 
~ George Orwell 


We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. 
~ Albert Einstein