Quotes of intellect

  1. Some people, however long their experience or strong their intellect are temperamentally incapable of reaching firm decisions. – James Callaghan
  2. We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part. – Giacomo Casanova
  3. The University conceives of itself as dedicated to the power of the intellect Its commitment is to the way of reason. – Edward Levi
  4. The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect – Carson McCullers
  5. Traveling is the only passion that doesn't need to feel shy in front of intellect – Lennart Meri
  6. Faith is the heroism of the intellect – Charles Henry Parkhurst
  7. Basically I was a rebel growing up. I got kicked out of six schools. But I don't think that it makes you less of an intellect You know, if you ever crave knowledge, there's always a library. – Michelle Rodriguez
  8. Feminism is a political mistake. Feminism is a mistake made by women's intellect a mistake which her instinct will recognize. – Valentine de Saint-Point
  9. Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect – Arthur Schopenhauer
  10. Nothing can be found in the intellect if previously has not been found in the senses. – Michael Servetus
  11. From time to time, I need a rest from the exercitation of my intellect – Jean Stafford
  12. M*A*S*H offered real characters and everybody identified with them because they had such soul. The humor was intelligent and it always assumed that you had an intellect – Loretta Swit
  13. On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character. – Edward Thorndike
  14. The universe is built on a plan the profound symmetry of which is somehow present in the inner structure of our intellect – Paul Valery

Usage examples for intellect

  1. Intellect on the other hand, is equally in need of the desires, for thought without desire cannot supply motive. – A Short History of Greek Philosophy by John Marshall
  2. But, after all, when one is just engaged to a sweet and lovely woman, one does not think much about her intellect – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  3. He was a man, I should say, in intellect and feeling greatly in advance of his fellows. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  4. It is the old difference between Philosophy and Religion, between the search of the intellect for truth and the cry of the heart for salvation. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  5. So I am troubled by the misfortune of having my intellect to myself and of being forced to enjoy it alone so far as it can give any enjoyment. – Human, All-Too-Human, Part II by Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. This is particularly the intellect of reason, of logic, of ideas and ideals. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  7. La Fleur now retired to a seat under a tree near the kitchen door, and applied her intellect to the consideration of the dinner, and the future of the Drane family and herself. – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  8. He often led astray those who acted with him merely because his own confusion of intellect and want of defined purpose were leading himself astray. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  9. We depend no longer on either religion or physical force, but upon intellect – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  10. It is wonderfully little consequence what any one does with his intellect till he be three or four and twenty. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  11. Ergimo, our escort, had not yet reached middle age, but was a man of exceptional intellect and unusual knowledge. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  12. I noticed when I went with you the failure in the old man's intellect – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  13. She had loved Edward Arundel with all the strength of her soul; she had wasted a world of intellect and passion upon this bright- haired boy. – John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3) by Mary E. Braddon
  14. This set me thinking how mistaken is the opinion which makes human intellect an absolute force; it is merely relative, and he who studies himself carefully will find only weakness. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. Some ideas sprang forth and went to live in the world of intellect – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  16. Of course, as a man he had the instinct of courage, and an admiration of courage; his intellect too, gave him some understanding of its range. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  17. The great yearning of old and young in affections as well as intellect is to be appreciated. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  18. He was intellect he was modesty. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  19. How such works came to be so successfully executed is easily understood, when it is remembered that heathen Rome commanded the wealth, the intellect and the strong arms of many subject nations. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  20. She's only one opportunity to form her intellect – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards