Intelligent - Intelligence Quotes

There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.

A man’s intelligence does not increase as he acquires power. What does increase is the difficulty in telling him so.

The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations.

Intelligence barred… quarreling, sulking, anger, silences of withdrawal, accusations and tears. Above all, intelligence forbids tears.

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

As living spies we must recruit men who are intelligent but appear to be stupid.

Nothing invites disaster like linking high intelligence and low ideals.

It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.

Intelligent men are inconsistent, but intelligent; fools are also inconsistent, and also foolish.

Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.