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“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.”
“Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used”
Dr. Carl Sagan
“... the use of our intelligence quite properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.”
“It is wiser to find out than to suppose”
“We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.”
“Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically... Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
“Wealth is not a matter of intelligence it's a matter of inspiration.”
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