Best quotes about intelligence

"Stupid people are dangerous."

Suzanne CollinsQuote has 17 points. Vote or

"Because nerds like us are allowed to be unironically enthusiastic about stuff... Nerds are allowed to love stuff, like jump-up-and-down-in-the-chair-can't-control-yourself love it. Hank, when people call people nerds, mostly what they're saying is 'you like stuff.' Which is just not a good insult at all. Like, 'you are too enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness.'"

John GreenQuote has 15 points. Vote or

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."

Albert EinsteinQuote has 15 points. Vote or

"Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out."

J.K. RowlingQuote has 14 points. Vote or

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see."

Arthur SchopenhauerQuote has 14 points. Vote or

"The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.."

John MiltonQuote has 14 points. Vote or

"Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation."

Walter CronkiteQuote has 11 points. Vote or

"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales."

Albert EinsteinQuote has 8 points. Vote or

"Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry."

Cassandra ClareQuote has 8 points. Vote or

"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."

Jane AustenQuote has 6 points. Vote or

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