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Definition of Intellect

Intellect

  1. The part or faculty of the human soul by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; sometimes, the capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.

Intellect Quotations

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Albert Einstein

The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it. - Augustus Hare
The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
Augustus Hare

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
Carl Jung

To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
Oscar Wilde

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.
Arnold Palmer
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Intellect Translations

intellect in Afrikaans is gees
intellect in Danish is fornuft
intellect in Dutch is verstand, intellect, geest
intellect in German is Intelekt
intellect in Latin is animus, mens mentis
intellect in Norwegian is forstand
intellect in Spanish is intelecto
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