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An inquisitive mind is the only means of travelling from the world of expectations to Reality
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast - a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
– BuddhaRate it:
An institution which is populare because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
An intellectual hate is the worst.
– William Butler YeatsRate it:
An intellectual improvement arises from leisure.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
– Dwight D EisenhowerRate it:
An intellectual is a person who acquired the knowledge and knows where and how to use it.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
An intellectual is a person whose mind watches itself.
– Albert CamusRate it:
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
– Albert CamusRate it:
An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
– Charles BukowskiRate it:
An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.
– Dan RatherRate it:
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service.
– E.B. WhiteRate it:
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
An intelligent and a just person always confides on self, but an ignorant person just confines within oneself all the time.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
An intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction
– Hoshang N. AkhtarRate it:
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
– Ernest HemingwayRate it:
An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in their understanding of things.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
– Samuel SmilesRate it:
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
– Victor HugoRate it:
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
– Charles Franklin KetteringRate it:
An inventor is a person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization.
– Ambrose BierceRate it:
An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.
– Charles F. KetteringRate it:
An inventor is simply a person who doesn't take his education too seriously. You see, from the time a person is six years old until he graduates form college he has to take three or four examinations a year. If he flunks once, he is out. But an inventor is almost always failing. He tries and fails maybe a thousand times. It he succeeds once then he's in. These two things are diametrically opposite. We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
– Charles F. KetteringRate it:
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:

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