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We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Intuition is the key to everything, in painting, filmmaking, business - everything. I think you could have an intellectual ability, but if you can sharpen your intuition, which they say is emotion and intellect joining together, then a knowingness occurs.
The ideal of an all-sided education for youth had always been close to my heart. I saw clearly the arid results of ordinary instruction, aimed only at the development of body and intellect.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening - and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.
Whatever we believe about how we got to be the extraordinary creatures we are today is far less important than bringing our intellect to bear on how do we get together now around the world and get out of the mess that we've made. That's the key thing now. Never mind how we got to be who we are.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The generous wish to share with all what is precious, to spread broadcast priceless truths, to shut out none from the illumination of true knowledge, has resulted in a zeal without discretion that has vulgarised Christianity, and has presented its teachings in a form that often repels the heart and alienates the intellect.
If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
The grinding of the intellect is for most people as painful as a dentist's drill.
There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment.
Fashion is to please your eye. Shapes and proportions are for your intellect.
Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience.
Most blacks will argue that they excel because of hard work, because of intellect, determination, sweat, blood, tears and risk.
Obama is a man of first-class intellect and first-class temperament. But his character remains highly suspect.
An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart.
A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect.
John Jay Chapman
'The Night Cafe' and 'The Starry Night' still emit such pathos, density, and intensity that they send shivers down the spine. Whether Van Gogh thought in color or felt with his intellect, the radical color, dynamic distortion, heart, soul, and part-by-part structure in these paintings make him a bridge to a new vision and the vision itself.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
H. L. Mencken
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