Intelligence Quotes And Sayings

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I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb… and I also know that I’m not blonde.

It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.

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.

By the time we get to the 2040s, we’ll be able to multiply human intelligence a billionfold. That will be a profound change that’s singular in nature. Computers are going to keep getting smaller and smaller. Ultimately, they will go inside our bodies and brains and make us healthier, make us smarter.

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

There are unknown forces in nature; when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us; she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.

I often tell my students not to be misled by the name ‘artificial intelligence’ – there is nothing artificial about it. AI is made by humans, intended to behave by humans, and, ultimately, to impact humans’ lives and human society.

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

On April 3, 2014, Jane Goodall turned 80. The iconic blond ponytail has gone gray, but the sparkle of intelligence, sly humor, and fierce dedication still shines from her hazel eyes.

Strong government doesn’t mean simply military power or an efficient intelligence apparatus. Instead, it should mean effective, fair administration – in other words, ‘good governance.’

I think probably the qualities that I look for in a man are somewhat different than they were before I became a public person, but not that much different. I think that, sort of, the element of trust is certainly much bigger for me, but the other things that – the other qualities, intelligence and kindness and sense of humor, those things.

I believe God did intend, in giving us intelligence, to give us the opportunity to investigate and appreciate the wonders of His creation. He is not threatened by our scientific adventures.

First Lady Michelle Obama – I admire her confidence, integrity, intelligence, compassion, and her overall vibe – she is such an inspiration.

My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.

I don’t believe in an outside agent that creates the world, then walks away. But I feel very strongly there is an intelligence at work in every flower, in every blade of grass, in every cell of my body. And it is that intelligence that, I wouldn’t say created the universe. It is creating the universe. It’s an ongoing process.

A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.

I truly believe the intention of creating positive change is so important to the collective consciousness. When you have a group of people that have the intention and the capacity, talent, and intelligence to actualize those intentions, then you have something really powerful.

But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality – a consciousness of the human intelligence, the human spirit and that man is a social creature.

To know how far I’ve come as a person and an entertainer and a businesswoman, I just hope I represent independence and intelligence and athleticism – everything that a woman should want to be.

Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.

There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.

I’ve always felt that a person’s intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.

The way to defeat international terrorism is through international cooperation based on international law, clear intelligence, and a measured and appropriate military response.

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.

Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Genius is talent set on fire by courage.

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.

Women have talent and intelligence but, due to social constraints and prejudices, it is still a long distance away from the goal of gender equality.

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.

It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.

In the Fall of 1774 & Winter of 1775, I was one of upwards of thirty, chiefly mechanics, who formed ourselves into a committee for the purpose of watching the movements of the British soldiers, and gaining every intelligence of the movements of the Tories.

I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.

Even though chess isn’t the toughest thing that computers will tackle for centuries, it stood as a handy symbol for human intelligence. No matter what human-like feat computers perform in the future, the Deep Blue match demands an indelible dot on all timelines of AI progress.

I don’t even call it violence when it’s in self defense; I call it intelligence.

I’m in awe of the universe, but I don’t necessarily believe there’s an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.

Humans have always used our intelligence and creativity to improve our existence. After all, we invented the wheel, discovered how to make fire, invented the printing press and found a vaccine for polio.

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.

Genius always finds itself a century too early.

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.

We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.

You have to be smart. The easy days are over.

I believe that singing is the key to long life, a good figure, a stable temperament, increased intelligence, new friends, super self-confidence, heightened sexual attractiveness, and a better sense of humor.

To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

Warp speed developments in technology – automation, artificial intelligence, and the arrival of the sharing economy – are transforming how we work. Beyond technology, traditional working patterns are also being disrupted by changes in society, organizations and workforce management, leading to the rise of a more independent and dispersed workforce.

A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.

Men we shall have only as we make manhood the object of the work of the schools – intelligence, broad sympathy, knowledge of the world that was and is, and of the relation of men to it – this is the curriculum of that Higher Education which must underlie true life.

Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.

I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence. I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use it more than a pretty face and status.

While the crash only took place six months ago, I am convinced we have now passed the worst, and with continued unity of effort, we shall rapidly recover. There is one certainty of the future of a people of the resources, intelligence and character of the people of the United States – that is, prosperity.

I believe this artificial intelligence is going to be our partner. If we misuse it, it will be a risk. If we use it right, it can be our partner.

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

One may have broad or narrow talents, but only education renders them useful. Schools set up to train people will develop the intelligence of those who have it and end the stupidity of those who do not, providing a specialty to those who have narrow talent and broad knowledge to those with all-around ability.

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

I won’t say that I’m an agnostic, since agnosticism maintains that one cannot know… but I’m not averse to the idea of some intelligence or some organizing force that set up the initial conditions of the universe in such a way that ultimately generated stars, planets and life.

Everybody has a hacking capability. And probably every intelligence service is hacking in the territory of other countries. But who exactly does what? That would be a very sensitive piece of information. But it’s very difficult to communicate about it. Because nobody wants to admit the scope of what they’re doing.

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.

Journalism, as concerns collecting information, differs little if at all from intelligence work. In my judgment, a journalist’s job is very interesting.

If you look at life with any honesty and intelligence, it’s clear that human nature is dark, vile, selfish, and despondent. But I also see a force in human nature, namely grace, that sometimes works against our natural moral entropy.

Beauty is a gift, just like good health or intelligence. The only thing is not to be proud of being beautiful. Because you didn’t do anything – it was given to you.

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.

We should all feel confident in our intelligence. By the way, intelligence to me isn’t just being book-smart or having a college degree; it’s trusting your gut instincts, being intuitive, thinking outside the box, and sometimes just realizing that things need to change and being smart enough to change it.

Anything that could give rise to smarter-than-human intelligence – in the form of Artificial Intelligence, brain-computer interfaces, or neuroscience-based human intelligence enhancement – wins hands down beyond contest as doing the most to change the world. Nothing else is even in the same league.

I have been a systems engineer, systems administrator, a senior adviser for the Central Intelligence Agency, a solutions consultant and a telecommunications information systems officer.

People who fail to use their emotional intelligence skills are more likely to turn to other, less effective means of managing their mood. They are twice as likely to experience anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and even thoughts of suicide.

A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.

God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.

Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.

Leadership is all about emotional intelligence. Management is taught, while leadership is experienced.

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor.

Artificial intelligence is destroying the traditional world of work.

I’ve met my share of guys who have insulted and assaulted my intelligence with their stories and games. I say hello and goodbye!

Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.

Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.

Schools reward their students for a combination of intelligence, perseverance, and hard work – in the classroom and on the playing fields. But these metrics don’t help kids understand that great grades are not a pass for a great life.

If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.

This illusion that a lower class has less intelligence than a higher class is a complete fake-out.

I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.

I don’t think that artificial intelligence means doomsday, and I think many new jobs will be created, too. However, it is becoming increasingly unlikely that these new types of jobs will favor low-income demographics. We need to address the needs of those who will be left out of the new job market.

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

Each angel that God created was in himself a masterpiece. Each one possessed his own degree of intelligence and his own beauty.

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.

Not to sound corny, but intelligence is big. Everything fades, and everything can be modified. But intelligence is something you can’t fake. I’m not even talking about whether you can read a thesaurus backwards. But there is a beauty in common sense.

The child’s mind is not the type of mind we adults possess. If we call our type of mind the conscious type, that of the child is an unconscious mind. Now an unconscious mind does not mean an inferior mind. An unconscious mind can be full of intelligence. One will find this type of intelligence in every being, and every insect has it.

A lot of movies about artificial intelligence envision that AI’s will be very intelligent but missing some key emotional qualities of humans and therefore turn out to be very dangerous.

Wit is educated insolence.

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Empathy and social skills are social intelligence, the interpersonal part of emotional intelligence. That’s why they look alike.

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.

Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.

Action is the real measure of intelligence.

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.

Intelligence is what you use when you don’t know what to do: when neither innateness nor learning has prepared you for the particular situation.

When the conscious mind expands to embrace deeper levels of thinking, the thought wave becomes more powerful and results in added energy and intelligence.

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.

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.

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.

Politeness decrees that you must listen to be kind; intelligence decrees that you must listen to learn.

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.

A game is great, in my view, only if it can be played happily by a sane person of at least average intelligence for several hours a day for fifty years. Both pool and billiards qualify.

Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilization a billion-fold.

If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.

Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.

To me, it is clear that we exist in a plan which is governed by rules that were created, shaped by a universal intelligence and not by chance.

If intelligence is the triumph of life, the spoken word is the marvellous means by which this intelligence is manifested.

When I think about strong innovations in term of automation, robotics, cognitive computing, and artificial intelligence, they are coming a lot from the Philippines and from India as well.

Sex and beauty are inseparable, like life and consciousness. And the intelligence which goes with sex and beauty, and arises out of sex and beauty, is intuition.

The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell.

I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

Eventually we’ll be able to sequence the human genome and replicate how nature did intelligence in a carbon-based system.

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 suffice.

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.

When I see a dolphin, I know it’s just as smart as I am.

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.

I am attracted to intelligence, a witty sense of humor, an adventurous outlook on life and spiritual awareness about one’s self and the world.

I couldn’t help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn’t one of intelligence or drive. The difference was opportunity.

Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all.

The key to artificial intelligence has always been the representation.

Educate the masses, elevate their standard of intelligence, and you will certainly have a successful nation.

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.

The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.

Thought is a strenuous art – few practice it, and then only at rare times.

I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.

I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.

Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.

Technology, through automation and artificial intelligence, is definitely one of the most disruptive sources.

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

Artificial intelligence is here and being rapidly commercialized, with new applications being created not just for manufacturing but also for energy, healthcare, and oil and gas. This will change how we all do business.

It is not worth an intelligent man’s time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.

The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.

We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.

If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business, because we’d be cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.

Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.

Artificial intelligence is growing up fast, as are robots whose facial expressions can elicit empathy and make your mirror neurons quiver.

There is no method but to be very intelligent.

It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.

In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Evil is a source of moral intelligence in the sense that we need to learn from our shadow, from our dark side, in order to be good.

When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.

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

Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.

No one in this world, so far as I know – and I have searched the records for years, and employed agents to help me – has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people.

It is proper that noble spirits, equipped with truth and enlightened with the Divine intelligence, should arm themselves against dense ignorance by climbing up to the high rock and tower of contemplation.

Some people call this artificial intelligence, but the reality is this technology will enhance us. So instead of artificial intelligence, I think we’ll augment our intelligence.

My ideal woman would be someone with both beauty and intelligence. Someone who can hold her own in a conversation, gets along with my family and respects elders, loves children, and have a sense of humour as whacky as mine.

Artificial intelligence is just a new tool, one that can be used for good and for bad purposes and one that comes with new dangers and downsides as well. We know already that although machine learning has huge potential, data sets with ingrained biases will produce biased results – garbage in, garbage out.

I always felt the ‘X-Men,’ in a subtle way, often touched upon the subject of racism and inequality, and I believe that subject has come up in other titles, too. But we would never pound hard on the subject, which must be handled with care and intelligence.

I think that intelligence is such a narrow branch of the tree of life – this branch of primates we call humans. No other animal, by our definition, can be considered intelligent. So intelligence can’t be all that important for survival, because there are so many animals that don’t have what we call intelligence, and they’re surviving just fine.

There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.

The right of each individual in any relation to secure to himself the full benefits of his intelligence, his capacity, his industry and skill are among the inalienable inheritances of humanity.

Genius is the ability to renew one’s emotions in daily experience.

By far, the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.

An intellectual is a man who doesn’t know how to park a bike.

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one’s intelligence without the guidance of another.

Humanity I love you because when you’re hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.

I ultimately got into robotics because for me, it was the best way to study intelligence.

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man – the airplane, the automobile, the computer – says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

In these troubled, uncertain times, we don’t need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone’s intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise.

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?

There are whole precincts of voters in this country whose united intelligence does not equal that of one representative American woman.

There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.

I think for leadership positions, emotional intelligence is more important than cognitive intelligence. People with emotional intelligence usually have a lot of cognitive intelligence, but that’s not always true the other way around.

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.

The promise of artificial intelligence and computer science generally vastly outweighs the impact it could have on some jobs in the same way that, while the invention of the airplane negatively affected the railroad industry, it opened a much wider door to human progress.

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

It’s going to be interesting to see how society deals with artificial intelligence, but it will definitely be cool.

The thing that’s going to make artificial intelligence so powerful is its ability to learn, and the way AI learns is to look at human culture.

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.

Genius is initiative on fire.

I take parenting incredibly seriously. I want to be there for my kids and help them navigate the world, and develop skills, emotional intelligence, to enjoy life, and I’m lucky to be able to do that and have two healthy, normal boys.

Nothing is more important, certainly during these times of artificial intelligence, than our public education. And as it continues to grow and evolve, I think you and I know this is going to be critical that we are constantly training and retraining and creating these next-generation jobs.

The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war – diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power – and we are developing new tools as we go along.

I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.

Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.

There is no greater power in Heaven or on Earth than pure, unconditional love. The nature of the God force, the unseen intelligence in all things, which causes the material world and is the center of both the spiritual and physical plane, is best described as pure, unconditional love.

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

Common sense is not so common.

The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.

Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.

I have been honoured to serve the whales, dolphins, seals – and all the other creatures on this Earth. Their beauty, intelligence, strength, and spirit have inspired me.

Genius ain’t anything more than elegant common sense.

Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.

There is no greater privilege in living than bringing a tiny new human being into the world and then trying to raise him or her properly during the next eighteen years. Doing that job right requires all the intelligence, wisdom, and determination you will be able to muster from day to day.

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