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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