Intellect Quotes and Quotations
Here's a good rule of thumb Too clever, is dumb.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
The job of intellectuals is to come up with ideas, and all we've been producing is footnotes.
Lord Birkenhead is very clever but sometimes his brains go to his head. All zeal runs down. What replaces it? Intellectualism.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
The highest intellects, like the tops of mountains, are the first to catch and to reflect the dawn.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.
A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.
The brain is the citadel of sense perception.
My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.
There are innumerable instances suggesting that modern intellectuals do not believe themselves, that they don't really believe what they say, that they say certain things only in order to assure themselves that they possess opinions and ideas that are different from those that are entertained by the common herd of men.
Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
The intellect of man is forced to choose Perfection of the life or of the work.
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
The common sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.