Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Words of Wisdom

"No tool is more beneficial than intelligence. No enemy is more harmful than ignorance."
~Abu Abdullah Muhammad al-Harithi al-Baghdadi al-Mufid

"I'm not smart. I try to observe. Millions saw the apple fall but Newton was the one who asked why."
~Bernard Mannes Baruch

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hol two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
~F. Scott Fitzgerald

"We may have trouble defining intelligence but we recognize it when we see it."
~Steven Pinker

"Intelligence is almost useless to the person whose only quality it is."
~Alexis Carrel

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