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Intelligent Quotes

Intelligent Quotes to Stimulate Your Grey Cells


Family listening to a speech by Winston Churchill, 19 May 1945.
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Intelligence is the bedrock of all progress. Thinkers, scientists, and leaders of the past, caused development by intellectual thought. Read their intelligent quotes and gain from their wisdom. Use these intelligent quotes to stimulate your mind or to strike an intellectual conversation with your peers.
  • Sir Winston Churchill
    Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.


  • Socrates
    The life which is unexamined is not worth living.


  • M. K. Gandhi
    Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.


  • Benjamin Disraeli
    I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?


  • John Keats
    Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.


  • Henry David Thoreau
    All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.


  • Lord Chesterfield
    In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.


  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.


  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?


  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.


  • George Bernard Shaw
    We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.


  • William Wordsworth
    Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.


  • Plato
    The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.


  • Henry David Thoreau
    Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.


  • Charles Dickens
    Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, a touch that never hurts.

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