Subject: Intelligence

The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.

(1862 – 1960) English writer

An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.

(1894 – 1963) English writer

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

(1875 – 1965) German/French theologian, organist, philosopher, physician & medical missionary

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.

(1879 – 1935) humorist & social commentator

My grandfather’s a little forgetful, but he likes to give me advice; one day, he took me aside and left me there.

American comedian

A conclusion is the place where you get tired of thinking.

 Who do you think was smarter, Jesus or Buddha? … I mean, just in terms of not letting themselves get crucified.

(1978 – ) American writer & stand-up comedian

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

Common sense is not so common.

(1694 – 1778) French author, humanist & satirist

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working when you get up in the morning, and doesn't stop until you get into office.

(1874 – 1963) American poet

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

(1883 – 1946) English economist

The way I see it… If you need both of your hands for whatever it is you’re doing, then your brain should probably be in on it too.

(1958 – ) comedian, actress & television host

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.

(1887 – 1964) English biographer, critic, novelist & poet

I've been sitting my whole life, and a dog has never looked at me as though he thought I was tricky.

(1968 – 2005) American stand-up comedian

He is so stupid you can't trust him with an idea.

(1902 – 1968) novelist

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt.

(1872 – 1970) British philosopher, mathematician, historian & social critic

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.

(1926 – ) newspaper columnist

He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more.

(1881 – 1975) English writer & humorist

He] had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo.

(1948 – ) English novelist

The sane appear as strange to the mad as the mad to the sane.

(1933 – 1967) English playwright
The Animal Rescue Site