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Intelligence Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about intelligence
  1. #1
    “To a great mind, nothing is little,′ remarked Holmes, sententiously.”
  2. #2
    “If I can fool a bug... I can surely fool a man. People are not as smart as bugs.”
  3. #3
    “Now this is the point. You fancy me a mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me. You should have seen how wisely I proceeded...”
  4. #4
    “I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix.”
  5. #5
    “Now the trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.”
  6. #6
    “I don’t understand it, and I don’t like what I don’t understand.”
  7. #7
    “Conceit spoils the finest genius.”
  8. #8
    “Please, Lily, you are insulting your fine intelligence. Do you have any idea how smart you are?”
  9. #9
    “The heart never takes the place of the head: but it can, and should, obey it.”
  10. #10
    “It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but that you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.”
  11. #11
    “Determination is as common among men who are dull and foolish as it is among those who are brilliant intellects. So, no, determination cannot be what we’re looking for.”
  12. #12
    “It’s better to be sworn to an honest fool than to a lying scholar.”
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