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