Intelligence plus experience creates ideas, and experimentation with that form of chemistry – the contact of ideas with events – is the field of adult education.
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
Intelligence and the spirit of adventure can be combined to create new energies, and out of these energies may come exciting and rewarding new prospects.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
I happen to think 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.
If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.
As the blazing fire turns firewood to ashes, so does the fire of knowledge burn to ashes all reactions to material activities.
Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
The improvement of the understanding is for two ends: first, for our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver and make out that knowledge to others.