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Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being. - Simone Weil

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic. - Lisa Alther

Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow. - Helen Keller

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.

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult. - Sigmund Freud

The rain-weeping and the sun burning twine together to make us grow. Keep your intelligence white-hot and your grief glistening, so your life will stay fresh. Cry easily like a little child. - Jalal-Uddin Rumi

If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution. - Dwight David Eisenhower

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. - Ludwig Wittgenstein

No rational order of divine intelligence unites species. The natural ties are genealogical along contingent pathways of history. - Stephen Jay Gould