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Definition of Intelligence

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

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Plutarch

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

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. - Henry Ford
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Henry Ford

Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A. A. Milne

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
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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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