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Definition of Intelligence


  1. The act or state of knowing; the exercise of the understanding.
  2. The capacity to know or understand; readiness of comprehension; the intellect, as a gift or an endowment.
  3. Information communicated; news; notice; advice.
  4. Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity.
  5. Knowledge imparted or acquired, whether by study, research, or experience; general information.
  6. An intelligent being or spirit; -- generally applied to pure spirits; as, a created intelligence.

Intelligence Quotations

A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.
Roy H. Williams

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. - Salvador Dali
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Salvador Dali

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Henry Ford

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Albert Einstein
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Intelligence Translations

intelligence in Dutch is bevattingsvermogen, intelligentie
intelligence in Hungarian is intelligencia
intelligence in Italian is intelligenza
intelligence in Norwegian is etterretning, intelligens
intelligence in Spanish is inteligencia
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