Here are a few intelligence quotes someone collected for me.
Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. -Winston Churchill
It is wiser to find out than to suppose. -Mark Twain
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good. -Bertolt Brecht
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. -Socrates
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. -Ernest Hemingway
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well. -Rene Descartes
For all things difficult to acquire, the intelligent man works with perseverance. -Lao Tzu
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich. -Tao Te Ching
Where two discourse, if the one’s anger rise, The man who lets the contest fall is wise. -Euripides
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory. -Leonardo da Vinci
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change. -Socrates
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools. -Ernest Hemingway
Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise. -Benjamin Franklin
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas. -Susan Sontag
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts. -Henry Brooks Adams
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact. -James Truslow Adams
Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. -Moshe Arens
Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that’s good taste. -Lucille Ball
Half of the world’s misery comes from ignorance. The other half comes from intelligence. -Baslo
Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level. -Dr. Joyce
We should not only use the brains we have, but all that we can borrow. -Woodrow Wilson
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult. -Sigmund Freud
If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t. -Emerson M. Pugh
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head. -Alexander Pope
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly. -Jonathan Swift
The invention of IQ does a great disservice to creativity in education. -Joel Hildebrand
I think the world is run by C students. -Al McGuire
Character is higher than intellect. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Which of these jumped out at you?
Are there any here that are “yellow-stickie-worthy”?
I know there are many more quotes worthy of this spot.
Please share a few if you have some on-hand.