Favorite Quotations ~  Intelligence Emotional Intelligence

"Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without education. Education appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence." ~ A. E. Wiggan

You can't be a smart cookie if you have a crummy attitude. ~ John Maxwell

An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise. ~ Victor Hugo

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. ~ George Orwell

Perhaps the only reason I regard myself as an intelligent man is that I've never in my whole life been able either to begin or to finish anything. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

We lie in the lap of immense intelligence. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic. ~ Lisa Alther

A great many people think that poly syllables are a sign of intelligence. ~ Barbara Walters

Intelligence forbids tears. ~ Doris Lessing

What characterizes a good leader? Curiosity, empathy, practical intelligence, and courage. ~ Beverly Pearson

Muffle your rage. Get smart instead of muscular. ~ Roy Wilkins

Always assume your opponent to be smarter than you. ~ Walther Rathenau

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