“Look for 3 things in a person. Intelligence, Energy, & Integrity.
If they don’t have the last one, don’t even bother with the first two.”
~ Warren Buffett
“To the intelligent man or woman, life appears infinitely mysterious. But the stupid have an answer for every question.”
~ Edward Abbey (B. January 29, 1927 – D. March 14, 1989)
An Intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
–Lawrence J. Peter
I wish there was a knob on the TV so you could turn up the intelligence. They got one marked “brightness” but it don’t work, does it?
~Leo Anthony Gallagher
Makes a lot of sense from a great writer.
“Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.”
– Alan Watts
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, intelligent enough.
– Aldous Huxley
“I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments”
– Jim Morrison
The trouble with the world
is that the stupid are
cocksure and the intelligent
full of doubt.
The Indian philosopher J. Krishnamurti once remarked that
observing without evaluating is the highest form of human
intelligence. When I first read this statement, the thought,
‘What nonsense!’ shot through my mind before I realized that
I had just made an evaluation.
— Marshall Rosenberg
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
– Stephen Hawking