Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination"
"All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again"
"An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself"
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled"
"There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder"
"Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart"
"Always be smarter than the people who hire you"
"If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?"
"I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde"
"Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers"
"A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man"
"Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas"
"Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one"
"Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years"
"Intellectuals are too sentimental for me"
"Action is the real measure of intelligence"
"I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues"
"A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition"
"The higher the voice the smaller the intellect"
"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently"
"I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring"
"Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense"
"Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant"
"Every true genius is bound to be naive"
"Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together"