Top 243 Intelligent Quotes

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“I’m an incredibly intelligent, insightful human being.”

― A. J. Bowen

“Indians are very intelligent – of that, there is no doubt – but we are not necessarily hard working.”

― Ajay Piramal

“Having an intelligent secretary does not get rid of the need to read, write, and draw, etc. In a well functioning world, tools and agents are complementary.”

― Alan Kay

“A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.”

― Alan Turing

“The best audience is intelligent, well-educated and a little drunk.”

― Alben W. Barkley

“To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.”

― Aldo Leopold

“There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger in industry unless it is based on the principle of keeping the air clear from dust and fumes.”

― Alice Hamilton

“Sunken gardens should be laid out under the supervision of an intelligent landscape architect; and even then should have a reason for being sunken other than a whim or increase in costliness.”

― Alice Morse Earle

“I love Stephen Fry. His tweets are witty, poignant, and intelligent.”

― Annabelle Wallis

“A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although… he may be permitted to be an intellectual.”

― Anthony Burgess

“An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.”

― Bainbridge Colby

“Actually, I’m for football. But I’m for intelligent football that enhances us rather than football that steals away who we are.”

― Bennet Omalu

“Most of my fights are intelligent.”

― Bernard Hopkins

“We have built many of our systems with maps as the foundation. We are seeing that a lot of intelligent businesses are doing the same.”

― Bhavish Aggarwal

“There are hundreds of fine journalists who regularly inform us of what is happening in the world around us; and innumerable commentators who provide intelligent and objective insight on public policy matters.”

― Bob Barr

“John Lennon was very irreverent and very intelligent.”

― Brenda Lee

“Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He’s a very, very intelligent man.”

― Brendan Fraser

“Usually, the most intelligent player is a midfielder.”

― Carlo Ancelotti

“Bill Powell is the only intelligent actor I’ve ever met.”

― Carole Lombard

“I’m incredibly fortunate to have met the intelligent, generous, risk-taking, stimulating man to whom I am married. He’s really amazing.”

― Cate Blanchett

“It’s been wonderful to hear so many excited and intelligent responses to ‘Beautiful Children,’ not only from reviewers but also from the people coming out to my readings.”

― Charles Bock

“A political event was that I met Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary. He is a young, intelligent guy, very sure of himself and extraordinarily audacious; I think we hit it off well.”

― Che Guevara

“Rosario Dawson is such a resourceful, intelligent actress that you can do anything with her.”

― Cheo Hodari Coker

“Elvis Costello’s song writing is so peerless and individualistic. It’s storytelling and it’s deeply intelligent and clever.”

― Chip Esten

“We can replace the big monitors in hospitals with intelligent, disposable plasters that you throw away after wearing for a couple of days.”

― Chris Toumazou

“I only sound intelligent when there’s a good script writer around.”

― Christian Bale

“It’s the intelligent thing to be frugal.”

― Chuck Feeney

“Mourinho is a fantastic manager, intelligent, clever. He is OK.”

― Claudio Ranieri

“I love everything about Benedict Cumberbatch because he’s so intelligent and talented.”

― Cody Fern

“’The Living And The Dead’ is one of those scripts that you read and are instantly compelled and engaged by. It’s intelligent, chilling, and engrossing.”

― Colin Morgan

“’Intelligent Life’ is kind of a companion piece to ‘Safety Not Guaranteed.’ Internally, it’s a sci-fi romantic thriller.”

― Colin Trevorrow

“If I’ve ever regretted anything, it was putting all my eggs in one basket, holing up and kneeling at the altar of literature, instead of going out and at least reviewing, running around and trying to write for magazines. That would’ve been the intelligent thing to do, but I didn’t, and that was because of fanaticism.”

― Cynthia Ozick

“Google seems to be more intelligent than some people.”

― Dani Alves

“People tend to become more emotionally intelligent as they age and mature.”

― Daniel Goleman

“Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent.”

― Dave Barry

“People just assume, over the years, that soccer players are not too intelligent. As with most assumptions, they’re wrong.”

― David Beckham

“’Detroit’ started based on a book called ‘The Singularity is Near’ by Ray Kurzweil, which is about this idea that one day there could be machines that are more intelligent than we are.”

― David Cage

“What we should really be thinking about is what it would look like for a truly intelligent technological species to be interacting with their planet’s atmosphere.”

― David Grinspoon

“I grew up with four sisters – four very talented and intelligent sisters – and two parents that were very supportive of whatever we wanted to do.”

― Daya

“A family film is a very particular and explicit form. Family films typically include adult principles that are moral, but they should be as intelligent, funny, and intriguing as any other film.”

― Dean Jones

“I think the people of Victoria are smart, intelligent people.”

― Denis Napthine

“A film maker is a very intelligent man. Do not underestimate him.”

― Dev Anand

“Oh, ‘Pandaemonium’, by Chris Brookmyre! Just fabulous – such a layered, beautifully structured, engaging, intelligent book. I love all Chris’s stuff, but this was remarkable.”

― Diana Gabaldon

“I look at the kids coming out of Yale. They are so intelligent with their careers. I wish I had that.”

― Dianne Wiest

“Young people are more intelligent and sophisticated.”

― Dianne Wiest

“Man is the most intelligent of the animals – and the most silly.”

― Diogenes

“Let’s be honest: Everyone has got their opinion. It doesn’t mean their opinion is an intelligent one.”

― Doug Baldwin

“I thought perhaps it should be recognized that religious people, including fundamentalists, are quite intelligent, many of them are highly educated, and they should be treated with complete respect.”

― E. O. Wilson

“The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.”

― Ed Parker

“Yes, I won the Bafta. I thought the British were very intelligent.”

― Eli Wallach

“I’m such a huge advocate for strong, intelligent representation of women in the media.”

― Emma Ishta

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”

― Ernest Hemingway

“The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws.”

― Ernest Holmes

“I’d rather speak less because I don’t consider myself a very intelligent person.”

― Fawad Khan

“No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.”

― Fernando Pessoa

“Proponents of intelligent design don’t accept that some of the very complex nanomachines that we have inside ourselves could have come about solely on the basis of natural selection.”

― Francis Collins

“Mourinho is very intelligent; he knows what he’s doing. He has the right to act like he wants to act, and he’s very successful with it, so who am I to criticise him?”

― Frank Rijkaard

“Steve Van Zandt is a very intelligent, smart guy. He’s a historian, he knows a lot about rock n’ roll, a lot about music.”

― Frank Vincent

“If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.”

― Franz Boas

“Jim Hightower, Ann Richards – there are quite a few intelligent regular Texans.”

― Fred Schneider

“I don’t think I’m that intelligent. I think I’m semi-intelligent.”

― Gail Porter

“If I could do what Hilary Mantel does, I would probably do that. She is more intelligent and a better researcher and knows more what she’s about than I do.”

― Garth Risk Hallberg

“When one deals with stars, he is dealing with intelligent people. If they weren’t intelligent, they wouldn’t have arrived at the star pinnacle.”

― George Cukor

“We could construct a machine that is more intelligent than we can understand. It’s possible Google is that kind of thing already. It scales so fast.”

― George Dyson

“Intelligent design itself does not have any content.”

― George Gilder

“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”

― George Orwell

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

― George Orwell

“What can you do against the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your arguments a fair hearing and then simply persists in his lunacy?”

― George Orwell

“Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.”

― George Orwell

“The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.”

― George Orwell

“War is a way of shattering to pieces… materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and… too intelligent.”

― George Orwell

“I have proven to the world that I am articulate, I am very intelligent, I’m well exposed.”

― George Weah

“We are going to have to have different ethics for different artificially intelligent machines. You obviously want a different set of ethics for a military artificially intelligent machine or robot than you have for a care-taking robot.”

― Gray Scott

“Everyone has something that defines them, whether they’re wildly intelligent or whether they have really big feet.”

― Gwendoline Christie

“The intelligent ruler makes the law select men and makes no arbitrary appointment himself; he makes the law measure merits and makes no arbitrary judgment himself.”

― Han Fei

“One of my favourite books about hackers is ‘Masters of Deception’ about this hacking group in the 1990s. Many of them didn’t come from wealthy families. These are kids that are very intelligent; they just happen to be misdirected.”

― Harper Reed

“I yearn to make a really good, intelligent movie before I die: I don’t completely rule out the possibility, but in Hollywood, I’m not bankable.”

― Harriet Walter

“We have to be able to adapt to new situation. It’s another form of the definition of intelligent behavior.”

― Hasso Plattner

“There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them – the senses, intelligent companions, and books.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“If a man has nothing to eat, fasting is the most intelligent thing he can do.”

― Hermann Hesse

“Bill Gallagher’s new version of ‘The Prisoner’ is an enthralling commentary on modern culture. It is witty, intelligent and disturbing. I am very excited to be involved.”

― Ian Mckellen

“The motions which the planets now have could not spring from any natural cause alone, but were impressed by an intelligent Agent.”

― Isaac Newton

“Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.”

― Isadora Duncan

“It really sucks to be the number two intelligent species on this planet; you can just ask gorillas.”

― Jaan Tallinn

“Hogs and pigs are very intelligent.”

― Jack Hanna

“I don’t like talking about ‘solutions.’ I prefer talking about intelligent responses.”

― James Howard Kunstler

“I defy anyone to watch interviews with Ted Bundy and not be taken by him. He was very handsome and charming and extremely intelligent and, you know, that can exist.”

― Jamie Dornan

“’Family Secrets’ is thought provoking, well written, and remorselessly intelligent.”

― Jane Ridley

“An intelligent person feels guilty for downloading music without paying the musician, but they use this free-open-culture ideology to cover it.”

― Jaron Lanier

“The people at Netflix are extremely intelligent about the way they monitor activity on their platform.”

― Jason Bateman

“Logical activity is not the whole of intelligence. One can be intelligent without being particularly logical.”

― Jean Piaget

“I had intelligent, high-minded, liberal parents who wanted to make sure my values were just like theirs.”

― Jennifer Grey

“Immigrants are not the main threat to the industrialized world’s workforce: robots are – or, rather, artificially intelligent robots are.”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“They are the most fascinating, intelligent, resourceful, adaptable animals I have ever seen. Grizzlies are a real symbol of true wildness.”

― Jim Cole

“A researcher has to be able to identify key points and suggest intelligent questions.”

― Jo Swinson

“That was sort of the ‘Second City’ approach, which was try to be intelligent and assume your audience is intelligent. We were influenced by ‘Monty Python,’ too, which would have philosophers in a wrestling match.”

― Joe Flaherty

“Energy consumption has to be managed by an intelligent grid when it comes to highly populated areas. Smart-grid technologies allow for the integration of renewable energy into the grid as well as energy from distributed sources.”

― Joe Kaeser

“The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.”

― Johannes Kepler

“The British keep employing me, and that makes me like them. It also makes me think they’re very intelligent.”

― John Cusack

“My father was intelligent and closed-mouthed. He knew a lot more than what he was ever going to tell you.”

― John Edgar Wideman

“There are only two races on this planet – the intelligent and the stupid.”

― John Fowles

“I wonder why I keep playing such intelligent people?”

― John Glover

“Newt Gingrich is a very intelligent man, if he says so himself.”

― John Podhoretz

“Why can’t we, with a more intelligent policy, actually have houses that are affordable, built at higher densities than they are at the moment and built on brownfield sites.”

― John Prescott

“For the first time in my career, I’m working in a fine-arts arena, so I’m finally getting some intelligent reviews.”

― Joni Mitchell

“We say of an animal that it is intelligent, and we say the same thing of a woman; but in neither case is it usually appropriate, clearly for very different reasons.”

― Jose Bergamin

“I don’t want to be too harsh, but there’s very little evidence for ‘intelligent design’ or any sort of creator.”

― Jose Gonzalez

“The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement – but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.”

― Joseph Conrad

“I think people are intelligent, empathetic, multi-dimensional.”

― Julia Hartz

“There are exciting, intelligent, fat people – and exciting, intelligent, thin people.”

― Julie Burchill

“It was my first straight dramatic role, and the most adult, intelligent one I have ever played.”

― June Allyson

“I like to make glamorously informed songs for glamorously intelligent people.”

― Justin Tranter

“I am not too intelligent.”

― Kapil Dev

“I want to be the strongest player, the most intelligent player, and the most skilled player on the court at all times.”

― Karl-Anthony Towns

“I like men who are intelligent and sensitive.”

― Kate del Castillo

“Intelligent analysis of the composer’s intention and strict adherence to it automatically ensures sincerity.”

― Kate Smith

“I’m very opinionated, very intelligent and not afraid to show that.”

― Katori Hall

“It was always said that the big distinction between the French and the English is that the English are intelligent and the French are intellectual.”

― Kenneth Baker

“The clever men at Oxford, know all that there is to be knowed. But they none of them know one half as much, as intelligent Mr. Toad.”

― Kenneth Grahame

“The scientific argument advanced for intelligent design at the Dover trial, those arguments collapsed, scientifically and intellectually.”

― Kenneth R. Miller

“If we do high-speed rail, the governor has to be intelligent and invest the dollars at the ‘bookends’ – San Francisco and Los Angeles.”

― Kevin de Leon

“Pep is highly intelligent.”

― Kyle Walker

“You can be the most intelligent person, and you can have so much potential, but if you don’t have a guide by which to channel that energy, then a lot of times, it’s futile.”

― Lakeith Stanfield

“Be careful about virtual relationships with artificially intelligent pieces of software.”

― Larry Ellison

“Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.”

― Laurence J. Peter

“I think there’s all kinds of life out there, including intelligent life, but the reason we haven’t found each other is because of vast distances.”

― Leroy Chiao

“We need some great failures. Especially we ever-successful Americans – conscious, intelligent, illuminating failures.”

― Lincoln Steffens

“I would describe my mother as a steel magnolia. She was very intelligent, very persuasive.”

― Linda Johnson Rice

“I like observing intelligent people who have expertise in areas I’m mostly ignorant about.”

― Lisa Hanawalt

“I was raised to be a very intelligent housewife.”

― Liz Phair

“I am much more intelligent than you think.”

― Lord Mountbatten

“In my stories, whenever there’s somebody wonderful and charming and bright and intelligent, that’s me!”

― Maeve Binchy

“The little Napoleons in UMNO try to keep out people who are more intelligent than themselves.”

― Mahathir Mohamad

“I would rather be stupid than pretend to be intelligent.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“A lot of my work is intelligent, a lot of the work is beautiful, but I make ugly things, too.”

― Marcel Wanders

“Xabi Alonso is a very, very intelligent and experienced player with an enormous personality.”

― Mario Gotze

“I never thought that I was very intelligent.”

― Marion Zimmer Bradley

“We’ve grown up on the Beach Boys and the Beatles and Blur and Bowie and the Clash. Also E.L.O. and Hall and Oates. Those are all artists who write songs that are accessible but still left of center. It’s intelligent pop. There’s still something different and complex about it.”

― Mark Foster

“I won’t eat anything that has intelligent life, but I’d gladly eat a network executive or a politician.”

― Marty Feldman

“I believed in realism, as summarized by John McCarthy’s comment to the effect that if we worked really hard, we’d have an intelligent system in from four to four hundred years.”

― Marvin Minsky

“I always read that men don’t like intelligent girls, but I’ve always found the reverse.”

― Mary Wesley

“I married up. He’s an intelligent and kind soul.”

― Matt Bomer

“Ethan Allen was convinced that every planet out there has its own intelligent extraterrestrials. And this, as you can imagine, is a radical, inspiring, but very unsettling, idea.”

― Matthew Stewart

“I’ve always loved pigs: the shape of them, the look of them, and the fact that they are so intelligent.”

― Maurice Sendak

“I’ve been honoured to portray such intelligent and sophisticated roles.”

― Mia Wasikowska

“Regardless of what the future holds, intelligent investment in common stocks offer a solid route for a reasonable return on investment going forward.”

― Michael Burry

“I liked ‘Robocop’ because of the director, and it was an intelligent, big-action studio movie.”

― Michael Keaton

“If the nose has become a deeply disillusioned and grief-stricken organ in the modern world, then what of the ear? The poor little ear – such an innocent, intelligent and sensitive creature; in these times of such flagrant sonic brutality, the sense within the ear has much to contend with.”

― Michael Leunig

“There has been this – and it’s reflected in the broadcasts – this moronic use of statistics. Which has suggested to everyone who is intelligent the use of statistics is moronic.”

― Michael Lewis

“Why have a model on the front of your magazine when you can have Kate Winslet, Cate Blanchett or Hilary Swank? Because those girls are intelligent and talented, people are interested.”

― Milla Jovovich

“I really enjoy playing intelligent characters. I’m more interested in that than just emotional kind of Mum characters.”

― Miranda Otto

“It’s shameful to admit, but it’s been a bit of a lifelong affair, and I do now feel I’m as good as it gets. I’m honourable, kind, friendly, warm, intelligent, generous, and I’ve got a good sense of humour.”

― Miriam Margolyes

“Mel is a great director because he’s not just a director, he’s an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He’s great as a director. He’s so intelligent. He’s generous. I really loved him.”

― Monica Bellucci

“The difference between stupid and intelligent people – and this is true whether or not they are well-educated – is that intelligent people can handle subtlety.”

― Neal Stephenson

“Perhaps we’ve never been visited by aliens because they have looked upon Earth and decided there’s no sign of intelligent life.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“We define ourselves as intelligent. That’s odd, because we’re doing the definition – We’re creating our own definition and saying, ‘We are intelligent!’”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Numeracy isn’t a sign of geekiness, but a basic requirement for intelligent discussions of public policy.”

― Nicholas Kristof

“Femme people exist, and they are layered and they are complex and they are intelligent.”

― Nico Santos

“People with accents exist and just because they have an accent doesn’t mean they’re less intelligent or what-have-you.”

― Nico Santos

“I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.”

― Nora Ephron

“Actors are intelligent. Yet, many of them do not communicate well. That’s what makes it so hard to have a relationship with one.”

― Omari Hardwick

“I really like this trend of songwriting that is honest and intelligent and serious and longing.”

― Parker Posey

“I assume there’s a lot of intelligent football fans in England.”

― Pat McAfee

“The part of Stripe that I’ve always found most interesting is the idea of facilitating new commerce that wouldn’t otherwise happen. Payouts is turning out to be a big part of that. These new networks are efficient, intelligent replacements for offline behemoths.”

― Patrick Collison

“As more intelligent computer assistance comes into being, it will amplify human progress.”

― Paul Allen

“In order to be truly intelligent, computers must understand – that is probably the critical word.”

― Paul Allen

“Intelligent policies will be largely self-regulating in the sense that the system of incentives and standards makes it absolutely ludicrous to not move towards clean, internalized systems of cost and production.”

― Paul Hawken

“The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.”

― Paul R. Ehrlich

“I will continue to be intelligent, I vowed, no matter how beautiful I become.”

― Paulina Porizkova

“I envision a world where our smartphone is central to our lives in a non-obtrusive and intelligent way.”

― Peggy Johnson

“Lionel Messi is a wonderful player. Very skillful. Highly intelligent. He is not good in the air.”

― Pele

“I don’t think I would be an actor if I was that intelligent.”

― Peter Boyle

“There is no inherent contradiction between being right-wing and being intelligent.”

― Peter Morgan

“Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them.”

― Peter Ustinov

“My mum is incredibly intelligent.”

― Philip Seymour Hoffman

“My parents were intelligent and encouraging, but at the same time, they were displeased at me becoming a wandering troubadour and wire walker.”

― Philippe Petit

“Responsible employers who pursue bold growth agendas must embrace intelligent technologies.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“Increasingly, the work we do is enabled more and more by new IT, including automation, robotics, and intelligent platforms.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“Morality arose largely as an empirical defence of the individual and society. Ever since intelligent beings began to be in contact, and consequently in friction, they have felt the need to guard themselves against each other’s encroachments.”

― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“No intelligent man believes that anybody ever willingly errs or willingly does base and evil deeds; they are well aware that all who do base and evil things do them unwillingly.”

― Protagoras

“One needs to be super intelligent and have an above-average IQ to be able to work in movies.”

― R. Madhavan

“I love men. They are intelligent and sensitive, but there’s also that hard-edged arrogant side, which is just so attractive.”

― Rachel Hunter

“Working with intelligent people is easy, but we should be careful with geniuses.”

― Rajinikanth

“Making a film confusing does not make it intelligent.”

― Rajkumar Hirani

“It is every intelligent man’s experience that evildoing recoils on the doer sooner or later.”

― Ramana Maharshi

“I spent many, many hours with my computer, and it really bugged me that it was very oblivious to my emotional state. And that kind of inspired and motivated me to build an emotionally intelligent computer.”

― Rana el Kaliouby

“I’m not being really intelligent in my film choices; I’m just landing the opportunity when it comes.”

― Ranbir Kapoor

“As a little kid when I would watch ‘Monty Python’… that would just blow me away because it was just so silly and absurd, but so intelligent, and I loved that.”

― Reggie Watts

“People believe the only alternative to randomness is intelligent design.”

― Richard Dawkins

“To put it bluntly, American political opportunities are heavily loaded against those who are simultaneously intelligent and honest.”

― Richard Dawkins

“I happen to be one of those rare actors that actually loves very intelligent and well-acted science fiction.”

― Richard Hatch

“Successful leaders surround themselves with intelligent people.”

― Richard Ojeda

“The kids who speak well, are articulate and intelligent, are all readers.”

― Richard Paul Evans

“I simply write with an intelligent reader in mind. I don’t think about how old they are.”

― Robert Cormier

“When we have machines that are as intelligent – and then twice as intelligent – as we are, there is no reason why that relationship cannot be synergistic rather than antagonistic.”

― Robert J. Sawyer

“This idea that clumsy, stumbling people are real bright is ridiculous, because intelligence is related to neurologic function, and really intelligent people are very well-coordinated.”

― Robert Jarvik

“The intelligent use of contemporary music in film has an enormous audience.”

― Robert Stigwood

“Kaka is fantastic and has so much ability. He is strong, intelligent, and fast.”

― Robinho

“Camels are wonderful animals. Witty, intelligent and sensitive.”

― Robyn Davidson

“There’s an intelligent redneck in all of us somewhere.”

― Rodney Atkins

“I’m not terribly intelligent – I have no university degree, you know.”

― Rosamunde Pilcher

“Nations are not thugs. They are bodies of intelligent people.”

― Rufus Jones

“You know, I think Chris Nolan is an incredibly intelligent filmmaker, and I think Leonardo DiCaprio is an incredibly talented actor.”

― Ryan Kavanaugh

“Any great director is also someone who is incredibly intelligent about whom they hire around them.”

― Ryan Reynolds

“Dick Durbin’s a worthy opponent on any debate. He’s very intelligent, quick. Knows his facts and puts them forward well.”

― Sam Brownback

“No intelligent man wears a moustache voluntarily – you can write that down.”

― Sam Neill

“I’m such a fan of the Obamas in general, and I love how dignified and charismatic and how intelligent they are. They are so warm and kind and encouraging, especially of young people, and I really love seeing that.”

― Sara Bareilles

“If this is the only planet on which not only life, but intelligent life, has arisen, that would be very unusual.”

― Seth Shostak

“Even though I am fantastic looking, I am still quite intelligent.”

― Shah Rukh Khan

“I’m convinced that promoting sport is an intelligent way of educating our children.”

― Shakira

“I think the audience is pretty intelligent.”

― Shia LaBeouf

“I would argue that in any habitable zone that doesn’t boil or freeze, intelligent life is going to emerge because intelligence is convergent.”

― Simon Conway Morris

“Jimmy Carter is the most intelligent. Jimmy Carter is a good man.”

― Sirio Maccioni

“The intelligent are to the intelligentsia what a gentleman is to a gent.”

― Stanley Baldwin

“The human race may be the only intelligent beings in the galaxy.”

― Stephen Hawking

“Contrary to current cynicism about past golden ages, the abstraction known as ‘the intelligent layperson’ does exist – in the form of millions of folks with a passionate commitment to continuous learning.”

― Stephen Jay Gould

“I’m not making music for intelligent people or dumb people. I’m just making music for people.”

― Stromae

“I love the fact that so many of my readers are intelligent, exceptional, accomplished people with an open-minded love of diversity.”

― Suzanne Brockmann

“There have been instances when people have told me that I look too intelligent to be an actress.”

― Swara Bhaskar

“One should be able to control and manipulate experiences with an informed and intelligent mind.”

― Sylvia Plath

“There is no method but to be very intelligent.”

― T. S. Eliot

“Iowa voters are intelligent enough to make up their minds.”

― Terry Branstad

“When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its behavior ceases to be intelligent.”

― Thomas Carlyle

“I’ve worked with multiple directors throughout the ‘Saw’ series with a lot of conversations as they bring their particular installment to the screen. If I’ve been able to do anything throughout the course of these films, it’s been to help shape dialogue and to try to make things as delicate and as intelligent as I can.”

― Tobin Bell

“Over tens and hundreds of thousands of years, we evolved to find certain things stimulating, and as very intelligent, civilized beings, we’re enormously stimulated by problem solving and learning.”

― Tom Chatfield

“For the moment, machines able to ‘think’ in anything approaching a human sense remain science-fiction. How we should prepare for their potential emergence, however, is a deeply unsettling question – not least because intelligent machines seem considerably more achievable than any consensus around their programming or consequences.”

― Tom Chatfield

“If a film is being made by an intelligent director, they’re going to cast the right guy.”

― Tom Sturridge

“All children are much more intelligent than they are told they are or the school thinks they are; they just have different intelligences.”

― Tony Buzan

“A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That’s why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.”

― Truman Capote

“He is far too intelligent to become really cerebral.”

― Ursula K. Le Guin

“Stephen Moyer is probably the most gracious, gifted actor that I’ve met. He’s really intelligent. He has a real sensitivity to his character, to scenes, to scripts.”

― Valerie Cruz

“When people speak of creating superhumanly intelligent beings, they are usually imagining an AI project.”

― Vernor Vinge

“I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.”

― Victor Hugo

“I believe sci-fi fans are incredibly intelligent.”

― Victor Webster

“I am averse to incompetency. I need mentally stimulating people and intelligent conversations.”

― Vijay Deverakonda

“Pence is far too conservative for me, but by all accounts, he’s an intelligent, experienced, decent man with no skeletons in his closet.”

― Whitney Tilson

“Precisely because intelligent design does not turn the study of biological origins into a Bible-science controversy, intelligent design is a position around which Christians of all stripes can unite.”

― William A. Dembski

“Time has a way of demonstrating that the most stubborn are the most intelligent.”

― Yevgeny Yevtushenko

“Women are very intelligent and not appreciated. We try to pretend that we are not clever, and it’s such a pity that we can’t show how clever we are.”

― Yoko Ono

“My generation is so intelligent.”

― Yungblud

“Some of these spirits that are intelligent can harm you.”

― Zak Bagans

“We can’t have an intelligent foreign policy unless we have an intelligent public, because we’re a democracy.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski
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