The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
Common sense is not so common.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.
Roy H. Williams
A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.
To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
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