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Top 100 Quotes About Intelligent Men

#1. I do not see how it is possible for an intelligent human being to conclude that the Song of Solomon is the work of God, and that the tragedy of Lear was the work of an uninspired man. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#2. There is not one single established religion that an intelligent, educated man can believe. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#3. If men can run the world, why can't they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck? - Author: Linda Ellerbee
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#4. Ask a wise man to dinner and he'll upset everyone by his gloomy silence or tiresome questions. Invite him to a dance and you'll have a camel prancing about. Haul him off to a public entertainment and his face will be enough to spoil the people's entertainment. - Author: Desiderius Erasmus
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#5. After listening to you for slightly more than one hour, I can tell that you are a strong and intelligent man and that you want peace - Author: Howard Metzenbaum
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#6. I remember becoming aware of women's issues and inequality. It became glaringly clear to me when I was living in America that women are regarded as less intelligent than men. - Author: Julie Christie
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#7. Men like women who are fun to be around, who are kind, intelligent, honest and who don't play games. - Author: Jeanne Phillips
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#8. This is what I will forever hold against men in general: that they have carefully selected out and inoculated intelligent women with a sense of specialness: you're not like other girls. Damn, for a woman, you sure are bright as hell! - Author: Dorothy Uhnak
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#9. I'm going to write a book about an intelligent woman who does stupid things when it comes to men. I'll call it, "My Memoirs. - Author: N.M. Silber
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#10. Had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends ... every man in this court would have deemed it an act worthy of reward rather than punishment. - Author: John Brown
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#11. Thousands of important and intelligent men have never been able to grasp the principle of comparative advantage or believe it even after it was explained to them - Author: Paul Samuelson
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#12. Education makes a man a more intelligent shoemaker, if that be his occupation, but not by teaching him how to make shoes; it does so by the mental exercise it gives, and the habits it impresses. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#13. The majority of guys that I've met, that I consider confident and sexy, are pretty well rooted in who they are. They know their values and their worth as a person. They know they are intelligent, caring men, and that generates confidence. - Author: Stephanie Beatriz
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#14. Pigs are very intelligent. They're very misunderstood. Yet they're sort of man's unofficial best friend. - Author: Herbert
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#15. The intelligent man is never bored. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#16. Granted I am a babbler, a harmless vexatious babbler, like all of us. But what is to be done if the direct and sole vocation of every intelligent man is babble, that is, the intentional pouring of water through a sieve? - Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
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#17. It is not that men become too intelligent for God,' says the Apologist, 'but rather they become too arrogant for intelligence. - Author: Criss Jami
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#18. Single-minded, determined, and intelligent organizational talent probably can create an effective army from any group of men. - Author: Trevor N. Dupuy
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#19. There does not exist a man sufficiently intelligent never to be tiresome. - Author: Luc De Clapiers
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#20. 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. - Author: Kenneth Grahame
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#21. We have now sunk to a depth at which re-statement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. GEORGE ORWELL - Author: J. Budziszewski
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#22. If I preach against the modern artificial life of sensual enjoyment, and ask men and women to go back to the simple life epitomized in the charkha, I do so because I know that without an intelligent return to simplicity, there is no escape from our d. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#23. My idea of the perfect man would be someone intelligent and clever enough, but also kind and compassionate enough to stand up to me - to stand up to me with compassion. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#24. Indian men are still used to the traditional role given to women; they want intelligent girls for company but not to marry ... they have yet to taste and relish the company of mature women. - Author: Amrita Pritam
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#25. The waste, the insane freaks of these money men, the cynicism and egotism of their life ... I'll show that they are not brilliant, not romantic, not delightful, not intelligent. - Author: Christina Stead
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#26. Women and men look at their life, and women say, 'What do I need? Do I need more money, or do I need more time?' And women are intelligent enough to say, 'I need more time.' And so, women lead balanced lives; men should be learning from women. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#27. The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not. - Author: Colette
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#28. We have observed for thirty centuries that a large nose is a sign on the door of our face that says 'Herein dwells a man who is intelligent, prudent, courteous, affable, noble-minded and generous'. A small nose is a cork on the bottle of the opposite vices. - Author: Cyrano De Bergerac
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#29. Laws, in their most general signification, are the necessary relations arising from the nature of things. In this sense all beings have their laws: the Deity His laws, the material world its laws, the intelligences superior to man their laws, the beasts their laws, man his laws. - Author: Baron De Montesquieu
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#30. No intelligent man has ever lost a fight to someone who said 'I'm gonna kick your ass'. - Author: Rory Miller
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#31. There are two women inside Miss Duvall," he said stonily. "There's the one you find in that book, experienced, jaded, greedy... a perverse bitch. And then there's the one who is currently residing in my house."
"And what is she like?"
"Intelligent... sweet... gentle. Most men's fantasy. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#32. Intelligent men are dangerous. - Author: Patricia Briggs
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#33. A fool can read a thousand books and learn nothing.
A wise person can read one and become great. Using books for decoration is what ordinary men do. Using books for knowledge is what intelligent people do. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#34. I think that men has the most highly developed intelligence. I think men get so intelligent that they're stupid. - Author: Don Van Vliet
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#35. I am black: I am the incarnation of a complete fusion with the world, an intuitive understanding of the earth, an abandonment of my ego in the heart of the cosmos, and no white man, no matter how intelligent he may be, can ever understand Louis Armstrong and the music of the Congo. - Author: Frantz Fanon
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#36. She suppresses the ignoble thought that it's hard to see what two complex, intelligent men can see in Michelle. She must have hidden depths, that's all. Ruth sometimes suspects that she, herself, has hidden shallows. - Author: Elly Griffiths
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#37. Do you know what will soon be the ultimate in truth? - photography, once it begins to reproduce colors, and that won't be long in coming. And yet you want an intelligent man to sweat for months so as to give the illusion he can do something as well as an ingenious little machine can! - Author: Paul Gauguin
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#38. Vivien liked men. She liked looking at the handsome ones and talking to the intelligent ones. But they did little to spark her romantic sensibilities, and she'd always found that rather depressing. - Author: Vanessa Kelly
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#39. Those who are inconstant and uninstructed should not argue with intelligent men. An intelligent man is one who conforms to God and mostly keeps silent; when he speaks he says very little, and only what is necessary and acceptable to God. - Author: Nikodimos
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#40. Hoshino found Oshima an appealing young man. Intelligent, well groomed, obviously from a good family. And quite kind. He's got to be gay, right? Not that Hoshino cared. To each his own, was his thinking. Some men talk with stones, and some men sleep with other men. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#41. One who sees inaction in action, and action in inaction, is intelligent among men. - Author: Bhagavad Gita
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#42. I always read that men don't like intelligent girls, but I've always found the reverse. - Author: Mary Wesley
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#43. Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious. - Author: George Orwell
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#44. The really intelligent are as abnormal as the defective. The great masses of men are rather mediocre, and those above and below are exceptions. - Author: Clarence Darrow
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#45. The kind of sermon which is preached in most colored churches is not today attractive to even fairly intelligent men. - Author: W.E.B. Du Bois
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#46. Intelligent men have no need to listen to much talk, but should attend only to that which is profitable and guided by God's will. - Author: Anthony The Great
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#47. The more intelligent a man is, the more originality he discovers in others. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#48. As long as the Almighty permitted intelligent men, created in his image and likeness, to fight in public and kill each other while the world looks on approvingly, it's not for me to deprive the chickens of the same privilege. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#49. He knew how intelligent men could be broken by the stupidity of their superiors, how weeks of patient work night and day could be cast aside by such a man - Author: John Le Carre
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#50. If a man's house is full of medicine bottles, we infer the man is an invalid. But if his house is full of books, we conclude he is intelligent. - Author: Vinoba Bhave
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#51. It would be a ridiculous and unwarranted presumption on our part if we imagined that we were more energetic or more intelligent than the men of the past - our material knowledge has increased, but not our intelligence. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#52. among men and not among angels; among men as intelligent, as determined and as independent as myself, who, not agreeing with me, do not choose to yield up their opinions to mine. Mutual concessions is our only resort, or mutual hostilities."* - Author: Thom Hartmann
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#53. 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. - Author: Han Fei
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#54. Srebrenica's not simply another reminder of man's inhumanity to man, but how intelligent people can always come up with intelligent reasons to do nothing. - Author: Scott Simon
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#55. At this very moment enormous numbers of intelligent men and women of goodwill are trying to build a better world. But problems are born faster than they can be solved. - Author: B.F. Skinner
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#56. Wise and prudent men and intelligent conservatives have long known that in a changing world worthy institutions can be conserved only by adjusting them to the changing time. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#57. Man's greatness does not consist in being different from the animals that share the earth with him, but in being ... conscious of things of which his environment has no inkling. - Author: Gustav Heinrich Ralph Von Koenigswald
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#58. The juvenile delinquent does not feel his disturbed personality. The intelligent man does not feel his intelligence or the introvert his introversion. - Author: B.F. Skinner
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#59. Wonder, and its expression in poetry and the arts, are among the most important things which seem to distinguish men from other animals, and intelligent and sensitive people from morons. - Author: Alan Watts
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#60. If Christians always seemed to be the most intelligent and the most righteous of men, I'd be a skeptic. - Author: Criss Jami
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#61. It's foolish men who die for their country. The intelligent ones make others die for their country instead. - Author: Anonymous
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#62. To the intelligent man or woman, life appears infinitely mysterious. But the stupid have an answer for every question. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#63. The greatest fools in the universe are men who think they are smarter than women. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#64. If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened. - Author: George S. Patton
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#65. A man cannot utter two or three sentences without disclosing to intelligent ears precisely where he stands in life and thought, whether in the kingdom of the senses and the understanding, or in that of ideas and imagination, or in the realm of intuitions and duty. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#66. One of the things that first attracted me to chess is that it brings you into contact with intelligent, civilized people - men of the stature of Garry Kasparov, the former world champion, who was my part-time coach. - Author: Magnus Carlsen
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#67. The traits I respect are erudition and the courage to stand up when half-men are afraid for their reputation. Any idiot can be intelligent. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#68. A really intelligent man makes an indifferent painter. For painting requires a certain blindness, a partial refusal to be aware of all the options ... - Author: Peter Greenaway
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#69. Every act of the man inscribes itself in the memories of his fellows, and in his own manners and face. The air is full of sounds;the sky, of tokens; the ground is all memoranda and signatures; and every object covered over with hints, which speak to the intelligent. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#70. He was more passionate than most intelligent men, and more intelligent and reasoned than most passionate men. - Author: David Halberstam
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#71. Fools gain greater advantages through their weakness than intelligent men through their strength. We watch a great man struggling against fate and we do not lift a finger to help him. But we patronize a grocer who is headed for bankruptcy. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#72. Man is an animal with primary instincts of survival. Consequently his ingenuity has developed first and his soul afterwards. The progress of science is far ahead of man's ethical behavior. - Author: Charlie Chaplin
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#73. Surround yourself with amazingly intelligent men and women. The people I work with not only are smarter than I am, possessing both intellectual and emotional intelligence, but also share my determination to succeed. I will not make an important decision without them. - Author: George Steinbrenner
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#74. A woman is human. She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative, or more responsible than a man. Likewise, she is never less. Equality is a given. A woman is human. - Author: Vera Nazarian
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#75. Men and women are equally intelligent, but separate factors, such as the abilities to focus, be collaborative and take other people's views into account, allow you to be successful. - Author: Hanna Rosin
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#76. The less intelligent the white man is, the more stupid he thinks the black. - Author: Andre Gide
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#77. Intelligence alone is not courage, we often see that the most intelligent people are irresolute. Since in the rush of events a man is governed by feelings rather than by thought, the intellect needs to arouse the quality of courage, which then supports and sustains it in action. - Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
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#78. Intelligent men never do a business; only a fool kills his own beautiful instincts for the sake of a word profit. - Author: Thiruman Archunan
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#79. A miracle is the badge and brand of fraud ... No intelligent, honest man ever pretended to perform a miracle, and never will. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#80. The General belonged to the learned type of military men who believed that liberal and humane views can be reconciled with their profession. But being by nature a kind and intelligent man, he soon felt the impossibility of such a reconciliation. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#81. How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#82. While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made. - Author: John L. Lewis
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#83. The great majority of women are more intelligent, better educated, and far more moral than multitudes of men whose right to vote no man questions. - Author: Lucy Stone
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#84. Women in general seem to me to be appreciably more intelligent than men. A great many of them suffer in silence from the imbecilities of their husbands. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#85. Highly intelligent women tend to marry men who are less intelligent than they are. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#86. ALL MEN HAVE a religion or totems of some kind. Even the atheist is committed to an enormous act of faith in his belief that the universe created itself and the subsequent creation of intelligent life was simply a biological accident. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#87. What men don't want, in fact what anyone who's any sort of thrill-seeking, intelligent adult doesn't want, is some crushing bore describing their emotions in real time every waking hour. - Author: Julie Burchill
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#88. Intelligent men think up ways to get themselves in tangles a stupid man would never imagine. - Author: Elizabeth Moon
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#89. In a group of intelligent men expect only one to be wise. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#90. Life is very narrow. Bring any club or company of intelligent men together again after ten years, and if the presence of some penetrating and calming genius could dispose them to frankness, what a confession of insanities would come up! - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#91. A man of genius can hardly be sociable, for what dialogues could indeed be so intelligent and entertaining as his own monologues? - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#92. I was brought up by two extremely intelligent people who gave me the greatest gift that man can give anyone, and that is freedom from fear. - Author: Katharine Hepburn
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#93. Men have fashioned an image of Chance as an excuse for their own stupidity. For Chance rarely conflicts with intelligence, and most things in life can be set in order by an intelligent sharpsightedness. - Author: Democritus
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#94. To the man-in-the-street, who, I'm sorry to say, is a keen observer of life. The word Intellectual suggests straight away. A man who's untrue to his wife. - Author: W. H. Auden
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#95. Indeed, the whole company, although thin in flesh, and generally of slight forms, and limbs, especially, are as good looking and intelligent a body of men as we usually meet with. - Author: Lewis Tappan
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#96. The intelligent student, after studying vedic texts, is solely intent on acquiring wisdom and realization. He should discard the texts altogether, as the man who seeks rice discards the husk. - Author: Chidananda Saraswati
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#97. The curse of the intelligent man is that he will always find himself surrounded by the ignorant. The measure of the intelligent man is determined by his tolerance toward them. - Author: Derek R. Audette
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#98. Poverty is a solved problem - all they have to do is abolish taxes and regulations which cripple those intelligent, capable, and responsible men and women and destroy their productive capacity, then stand back and watch the economy boom. - Author: L. Neil Smith
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#99. In a group of intelligent men people expect only one to be wise. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#100. No intelligent man has any respect for an unjust law. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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