100 best phrases of intelligence and wisdom

100 best phrases of intelligence and wisdom

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The best phrases of intelligence and wisdom pronounced by great thinkers of all time.

Famous intelligence quotes

The primary obligation of intelligence is to distrust it. Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

An individual's intelligence is measured by the amount of uncertainties that it is capable of withstanding. Immanuel Kant

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a smaller planet than a medium star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us very special.

There is someone so intelligent that he learns from the experience of others. Voltaire

Intelligence is like a river: the deeper, the less noisy.

The difference between an intelligent man and a fool is that the former easily recovers from his failures, and the latter never manages to recover from his successes. Sacha Guitry

Only intelligence examines itself. Jaime Balmes

Most people are like pins: their heads are not the most important. Jonathan Swift

Time is the only capital of people who have nothing but their intelligence, fortunately. Honoré de Balzac

It is the field of science to speak, and the privilege of wisdom to listen. Oliver Wendell Holmes

Science without religion is lame and religion without science is blind. A. Einstein

Nonsense is the strangest of diseases. The patient never suffers, those who really suffer are the others. Paul-Henrl Spaak

It is not that the genius advances a century in time, it is humanity that is one hundred years behind him. Robert Musil

The truths revealed by intelligence remain sterile. Only the heart is capable of fecundating dreams. Anatole France

I don't know what weapons will be used in World War III. But I can tell you which ones will be used in the fourth: stones! A. Einstein

Intelligence and common sense make their way with few devices. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

At certain times, the only way to be right is to lose it. Jose Bergamin

Foolishness is infinitely more fascinating than intelligence. Intelligence has its limits, foolishness do not. Claude Chabrol

Quality is never an accident; It is always the result of an intelligence effort. John ruskin

How is it that, because children are so intelligent, most men are so stupid? It must be the fruit of education. Alexander Dumas

Just as iron oxidizes due to lack of use, so inactivity destroys the intellect. Leonardo da Vinci

The philosopher always goes on foot. He prefers the cane of experience to the fast chariot of fortune. Pythagoras

There are people who start talking a moment before they have thought. Jean de la Bruyére

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited and imagination goes around the world. A. Einstein

Talent does not prevent having hobbies, but it makes them more remarkable. Anne Louise Germaine de Stáel

The origin of men's intelligence lies in their hands. Anaxagoras

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and safe characteristics of vigorous intelligence. Samuel Johnson

What is strength without a double portion of wisdom? John milton

Reason speaks, and sense bites. Francesco Petrarca

Smart people have a right over ignorant people: the right to instruct them. Ralph W. Emerson

Everyone has to sacrifice from time to time on the altar of stupidity. A. Einstein

Anger gives wit to the dull men, but leaves them in poverty. Isabel I

My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, because it is as it is and because it exists. Stephen Hawking

The universe not only has a story, but any possible story. Stephen Hawking

Doubt is one of the names of intelligence. Jorge Luis Borges

The bad thing about making smart suggestions is that you run the risk of being assigned to carry them out.

Only intelligence examines itself. Jaime Balmes

The virginity of faith is lost to acquire the motherhood of reason. Nicolás Salmerón

There is nothing more evenly distributed in the world than reason: everyone is convinced that they have enough. Rene Descartes

Nonsense is always placed in the front row to be seen; The intelligence behind to see. Isabel of Romania (Carmen Sylva)

The wise man does not say what he knows, and the fool does not know what he says. Chinese proverb

Wisdom comes from listening; Of speaking, regret. Italian proverb

There is the same difference between a sage and an ignorant that between a man lives and a corpse. Aristotle

True madness may not be anything other than wisdom itself, which, tired of discovering the shame of the world, has taken the intelligent resolution of going crazy. Heinrich Heine

Investing in knowledge always produces the best interests. Benjamin Franklin

Evolution has ensured that our brains are not equipped to see 11 dimensions directly. However, from a mathematical point of view it is as easy to think in 11 dimensions as to think in 4. Stephen Hawking

The dumbest woman can handle an intelligent man, but it is necessary for a woman to be very skilled at handling a moron. Rudyard Kiplin

Just as the eyes of bats are obfuscated in the light of day, in the same way the intelligence of our soul is obfuscated by the obvious things. Aristotle

The crazy people open the paths that the wise people later travel. Carlos Dossi

The difference between an intelligent man and a fool is that he easily recovers from his failures, while he never manages to recover from his successes. Sacha Guitry

The view must learn from reason. Johannes Kepler

The crazy people open the paths that the wise will later travel. Carlo Dossi

Who knows others has intelligence; who knows himself has clairvoyance. Whoever conquers others has strength; who conquers himself is strong. Lao Zi

What the wise wants seeks in himself; the vulgar seeks it in others. Confucius

Knowledge and reason speak ignorance and error scream. Arturo Graf

No fool complains of being so; It should not be so bad for them. Noel Clarasó

The little capable intelligences are interested in the extraordinary; powerful intelligences, in ordinary things. Victor Hugo

It takes little to do things right, but I still have to do them wrong. Paul Bocuse

Everyone complains about his memory, but nobody of his intelligence. Duke of La Rochefoucauld

What is strength without a double portion of wisdom? John milton

The intelligent man seeks a quiet, modest life, defended of misfortunes; and if he is a much superior spirit, he will choose loneliness. Arthur Schopenhauer

Useless wisdom differs only from nonsense in that it gives much more work. Swedish proverb

The thought is the steed, the reason the rider. Aurore Dupin (George Sand)

Ideas are like fleas, they jump from each other, but they don't bite everyone. George Bernard Shaw

More instructive are the errors of great intelligences than the truths of mediocre ingenuities. Arturo Graf

Thinking is the hardest work there is. This may be the reason why there are few people who practice it. Henry Ford

A wise man will seek more opportunities than are presented. Francis Bacon

It is the field of science to speak and privilege of wisdom to listen. Oliver Wendell Holmes

While fools decide, the intelligent deliberate. Plutarch

For the defects of others the wise correct their own. Publilio Sito

The primary obligation of intelligence is to distrust it. Stanislaw Jeay Lec

The human brain is like a coin minting machine. If you put impure metal in it, you will get scum; If you put gold, you will get currency of law. Santiago Ramón y Cajal

The intelligent realizes everything; The fool makes observations above all. Heinrich Helne

The best way to make a career is to convey to others the impression that helping you would be of great benefit to them. Jean de la Bruyére

Military intelligence are two contradictory terms. Julius Marx (Groucho)

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when you have only one. Émile Chartier

Every man is a story that does not resemble any other. Alexis Carrel

When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything he has. Stephen Hawking

I just know that I don't know anything. Socrates

What we know is a drop of water; What we ignore is the ocean. Isaac Newton

It is better to know something about everything, than to know everything about one thing. Pascal

The wise man must not refrain from participating in the government of the State, since it is a crime to renounce being useful to those in need and cowardice to yield to the unworthy. Epictetus of Phrygia

He knows everything, absolutely everything. Figure out how silly it will be. Miguel de Unamuno

He does not know more who knows more, but who knows what matters most. Bernardino Rebolledo

Wisdom comes to us when it no longer serves us. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Know that you know what you know and know that you don't know what you don't know: wisdom. Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr

The wise emit new ideas; fools expand them. Heinrich Heine

The true wisdom is in recognizing one's ignorance. Socrates

Many would have been able to come to wisdom if they had not believed themselves wise enough. Juan Luis Vives

What the wise wants, he looks for in himself; the vulgar, looks for it in others. Confucius

The wise have the same advantages over the ignorant as the living over the dead. Aristotle

The fool who recognizes his foolishness is wise. But a fool who thinks he is wise is really a fool. Buddha

The doors of wisdom are never shut. Benjamin Franklin

The wise in his retirement is useful to the community. Seneca

It is not wise who knows where the treasure is, but the one who works and takes it out. Francisco de Quevedo

Wisdom is nothing other than the measure of the spirit, that is, that which levels the spirit so that it does not overreach or narrow. San Agustin

The wise man can change his mind. The fool, never. Kant

You can tell if a man is wise for his questions. Naguib Mahfuz

The wisdom is the daughter of the experience. Leonardo da Vinci

He who knows not is a fool. The one who knows and be quiet it's a criminal. Bertolt Brecht

Every day we know more and understand less. Einstein

The wise do not teach with words, but with acts. Lao Tse

Knowing that you don't know, that's humility. To think that one knows what one does not know, that is disease. Lao Tse

To become wise, you have to want to experience certain experiences, that is, get into your jaws. That is certainly very dangerous; More than one wise man has been devoured in doing so. Nietzsche

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