Intellect, Judgement

"He, who will not reason, is a bigot; he, who cannot, is a fool; and he, who dares not, is a slave."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"People don't like reality, they don't like common sense, until age forces it on them."

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Reason is the shadow cast by God; God is the sun."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The whole duty of man consists in being reasonable and just."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that he did not also limit his stupidity."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sickness is the first warning that we have made a wrong judgement. A healthy person is never unhappy."

George Ohsawa
George Ohsawa "Essential Ohsawa"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The power of Heart is much stronger than the power of Mind to empower our life."

Rating: 9.30 (Number of Voters: 10)

"Instinct is the nose of the mind."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason."

Rating: 5.14 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Human reason is by nature architectonic."

Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant "Critique of Pure Reason"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week."

Rating: 6.86 (Number of Voters: 7)

"The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence."

Robert J. Shiller
Robert J. Shiller "Irrational Exuberance"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Thinking is hard work, which is why you don't see a lot of people doing it."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Property may be destroyed and money may lose it's purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge, and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Superstition is the poetry of life."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal."

John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck "Once There Was A War"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Dig the well before you are thirsty."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Well, me don't swim too tough so me don't go in the water too deep."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Common sense is unhealthy for dreams."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Habit is stronger than reason."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else."

Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni "A Dialogue"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An idea ran back and forward in his head like a blind man, knocking over the solid furniture."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "Notebook M, The Crack-Up"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Two excesses: to exclude reason, to admit nothing but reason."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensees"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is lived forwards and understood backwards."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every path to a new understanding begins in confusion."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Intelligence complicates. Wisdom simplifies."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Only small minds are impressed by large numbers."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Words, like glasses, obscure everything they do not make clear."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"What one doesn't understand one doesn't possess."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe "Art and Antiquity"

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Some people look intelligent when they wear glasses, but it's only an optical illusion."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Intellectuals have opinions on subjects they just heard about five minutes ago."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason."

Hermann Broch
Hermann Broch "The Spell"

Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)