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    intelligence Quotes

    If everything appears meaningless then congratulations to you! You have started on the path. This is the first sign of intelligence, of waking up.
    — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    tags: intelligence  path 
    A sign of intelligence is to see the One in many and find the many in One.
    — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    tags: intelligence 
    There is in the body, a current of energy, affection and intelligence, which guides, maintains and energizes the body. Discover that current and stay with it.
    — Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
    Nature is neither pleasant nor painful. It is all intelligence and beauty. Pain and pleasure are in the mind.
    — Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
    We've got to turn this backward thinking around where ignorance is championed over intelligence. Young black kids being ridiculed by their peers for getting A's and speaking proper English: that's criminal.
    — Spike Lee
    I respect the audience's intelligence a lot, and that's why I don't try to go for the lowest common denominator.
    — Spike Lee
    We pray for a generation of girls who will display their wit, their intelligence, their modest charm, their integrity, their loveliness rather than their bodies and their sexual possibilities.
    — Spencer W. Kimball
    To believe in God or in a guiding force because someone tells you to is the height of stupidity. We are given senses to receive our information within. With our own eyes we see, and with our own skin we feel. With our intelligence, it is intended that we understand. But each person must puzzle it out for himself or herself.
    — Sophy Burnham
    I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence. I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use it more than a pretty face and status.
    — Sophia Bush
    Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
    — Sloan Wilson
    An instinct is an agent which performs blindly and ignorantly a work of intelligence and knowledge.
    — Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
    The difference between more or less intelligent men is like the difference between criminals condemned to life imprisonment in smaller or larger cells. The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like a condemned man who is proud of his large cell.
    — Simone Weil
    The role of the intelligence - that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is merely to submit.
    — Simone Weil
    Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.
    — Simone Weil
    There is nothing that comes closer to true humility than the intelligence. It is impossible to feel pride in one's intelligence at the moment when one really and truly exercises it.
    — Simone Weil
    Intelligence looks for what is known to solve problems. Creativity looks for what is unknown to discover possibilities.
    — Simon Sinek
    No human is more intelligent than the other...just more adept at certain areas of intelligence.
    — Siddharth Katragadda
    Technology represents intelligence systematically applied to the problem of the body. It functions to amplify and surpass the organic limits of the body; it compensates for the body's fragility and vulnerability.
    — Shoshana Zuboff
    It's really difficult to navigate attention and stardom and celebrity status and still try to maintain yourself and hold onto your intelligence and integrity. It's really challenging.
    — Shirley Manson
    Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.
    — Shirley Hazzard
    The most important problem in Iran is that the courts have lost their independence, and they are under the influence of the Ministry of Intelligence and their people. This is why we witness a number of journalists and human rights activists, my colleagues, and a number of feminists, in prison.
    — Shirin Ebadi
    Robots want to love us because the field of artificial intelligence has programmed robots to say they want to love us.
    — Sherry Turkle
    tags: intelligence 
    Adron always had a thing for expensive ho's with the intelligence of backwash. You look like you actually have both a brain and a soul. (Zarina)
    — Sherrilyn Kenyon
    tags: soul  brain  intelligence 
    Ninety percent of intelligence was knowing when to shut up.' " Cherise
    — Sherrilyn Kenyon
    I suppose that if we in intelligence were one day given three wishes, they would be to know everything, to be believed when we spoke, and in such a way to exercise an influence to the good in the matter of policy.
    — Sherman Kent
    Conflict acting on intelligence creates imagination. Faced with conflict, creatures are forced to imagine what will happen, where the next threat will come from. If there has never been conflict, imagination never develops. Wits arise in answer to danger, to pain, to tragedy. No one ever got smarter eating easy apples.
    — Sheri S. Tepper
    Nothing limits intelligence more than ignorance; nothing fosters ignorance more than one's own opinions; nothing strengthens opinions more than refusing to look at reality.
    — Sheri S. Tepper
    Happiness is such an incredible advantage in our life. When the human brain is positive, our intelligence rises, we stop diverting resources to think about anxiety.
    — Shawn Achor
    By changing our mindset and habits, we can actually dramatically change the course of life, improve intelligence, productivity, improve the quality of our lives, and improve every single education and business outcome.
    — Shawn Achor
    I have beauty, intelligence, individuality, sensuality and sexuality.
    — Shannon Tweed
    Why do people criticise his intelligence when he can do something as miraculous as that?
    — Shania Twain
    His intelligence only exacerbated the guilt Kugel felt for bringing him into the world. It was one thing to have condemned a child to life, that was criminal enough, but life was a sentence more easily served by fools.
    — Shalom Auslander
    The healthy spirit of self-help created among working people would, more than any other measure, serve to raise them as a class; and this, not by pulling down others, but by levelling them up to a higher and still advancing standard of religion, intelligence, and virtue.
    — Samuel Smiles
    If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.
    — Samuel Morse
    tags: intelligence 
    Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries of time: he should impute the seeming defects of his author to some chasm of intelligence, and suppose that the sense which is now weak was once forcible
    — Samuel Johnson
    As the mind must govern the hands, so in every society the man of intelligence must direct the man of labor.
    — Samuel Johnson
    I like actors. I like their insecurities, their humor and their intelligence.
    — Sam Neill
    I like to carry around extremely pretentious books, and I don't know if I can read them, but if I hold them near me, it imbues me with a sense of powerful intelligence.
    — Sam Amidon
    Games sometimes require lateral thinking. They sometimes require quite skilled hand-eye coordination and so on. But they're not in any sense intelligent in the way that you want your children to develop intelligence to make the mind not just supple, but actually informed.
    — Salman Rushdie
    We are not a country that subscribes to policing any part of the world. The areas we are comfortable with are capacity building, intelligence sharing, exchange of ships, call on each other's ports, joint training and exercises.
    — Salman Khurshid
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