intelligence quotes

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.Samuel Goldwyn

I feel audiences are not given enough credit for their intelligence.Tony Goldwyn

The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.Daniel Goleman

But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job.Daniel Goleman

Emotional intelligence begins to develop in the earliest years. All the small exchanges children have with their parents, teachers, and with each other carry emotional messages.Daniel Goleman

When I went on to write my next book, Working With Emotional Intelligence, I wanted to make a business case that the best performers were those people strong in these skills.Daniel Goleman

There is no question that creative intelligence comes not through learning things you find in books or histories that have already been written, but by focusing on and giving value to experience as it happens.Antony Gormley

The measure of and self-congratulation for our own intelligence should have its basis in our moral behavior as well as our smarts.April Gornik

Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.Remy de Gourmont

We live less and less, and we learn more and more. Sensibility is surrendering to intelligence.Remy de Gourmont

We need to make a greater investment in human intelligence.Bob Graham

I have had national security background, 10 years on the Intelligence Committee, the last two years as chair.Bob Graham

During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline.Bob Graham

This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq.Bob Graham

We ought to recognize that we have an offensive responsibility to take the war to the terrorists where they are. That responsibility has waned in the last year as military and intelligence resources were withdrawn from Afghanistan and Pakistan to be used in Iraq.Bob Graham

The intelligence community gets hurt through sequestration.Lindsey Graham

If you imagine someone with 100 percent determination and 100 percent intelligence, you can discard a lot of intelligence before they stop succeeding. But if you start discarding determination, you very quickly get an ineffectual and perpetual grad student.Paul Graham

I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.Antonio Gramsci

We have three centers: the emotional center, the intellectual center, and the physical body center. Each one of them has its own intelligence. How much better would we be if all three were working in unison?Erin Gray