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    A deliberate plan is not always necessary for the highest art; it emerges.

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    A merely great intellect can produce prose, but not poetry, not one line.

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    Always consider your intellect to be lacking; otherwise too much faith in it surely leads to error.

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    Airport carpets are so much richer to both the senses and the intellect.

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    A universityeducates the intellect to reason well in all matters, to reach out towards truth, and to grasp it.

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    Assuming there is an intellect, we're clearly not this universal intellect or we would know it. So that's one function of soul.

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    A symbol serves to combine heart and intellect.

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    Avarice is to the intellect what sensuality is to the morals.

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    A sense of religion is something one is born with, like a musical ear. One can develop it, cultivate it, enrich it, but if one hasn't got its seed to begin with, no powers of the intellect, no sophistication of 'evidence' can awaken it.

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    Chess is an effective means to educate and train the human intellect.

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    Boldness governed by superior intellect is the mark of a hero.

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    Bridge is a game for the undivided intellect.

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    But who shall parcel out His intellect by geometric rules, Split like a province into round and square?

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    CEOs are hired for their intellect and business expertise - and fired for a lack of emotional intelligence.

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    Bodily vigor is good, and vigor of intellect is even better, but far above is character.

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    Chess is the touchstone of intellect.

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    Clothes form the intellect of the dandy.

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    Descartes recommended that we distrust the senses and rely on the ... use of our intellect.

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    Everything is beautiful seen from the point of the intellect, or as truth. But all is sour if seen as experience.

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    Education develops the intellect; and the intellect distinguishes man from other creatures. It is education that enables man to harness nature and utilize her resources for the well-being and improvement of his life

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    First the education of the senses, then the education of the intellect.

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    Faith is an act of self-consecration, in which the will, the intellect, and the affections all have their place.

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    Feelings are much stronger than thoughts. We are all led by instinct, and our intellect catches up later

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    Human intellect is natures attempt at self criticism

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    For intellect is a mansion where waste is without drain.

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    Genius is an intellect that has become unfaithful to its destiny.

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    Great intellects are skeptical.

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    For contemplation is both the highest form of activity (since the intellect is the highest thing in us, and the objects that it apprehends are the highest things that can be known), and also it is the most continuous, because we are more capable of continuous contemplation than we are of any practical activity.

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    Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.

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    Homer is the nice side of Al Bundy with the same intellect. I really like him and Al Bundy.

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    I am a very mediocre intellect, at best, and I am smarter than most people I know - and that terrifies me.

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    I am my brain's publisher.

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    I am looking for the novelists whose writing is an extension of their intellect rather than an extension of their neurosis.

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    I didn't mind working in the clubs, but I resented it being a club where pimps hang out. Because the music that I create is of a higher intellect than that. It not only encompasses pimps, but whores, ballplayers, executives... everybody.

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    If in life we are surrounded by death, so too in the health of our intellect by madness.

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    I don't understand why the accent you speak in has to indicate what level of intellect you have.

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    If Christianity is really true, then it involves the whole man, including his intellect and creativeness. Christianity is not just 'dogmatically' true or 'doctrinally' true. Rather, it is true to what is there, true in the whole area of the whole man in all of life.

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    I find you want me to furnish you with argument and intellects too. No, sir, these, I protest you, are too hard for me.

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    If I say that Shakespeare is the greatest of intellects, I have said all concerning him. But there is more in Shakespeare's intellect than we have yet seen. It is what I call an unconscious intellect; there is more virtue in it that he himself is aware of.

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    If intellect and will are correctly centered, the emotional life takes on harmony.

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    I have always wanted to be a man, if only for the reason that I would like to have gauged the value of my intellect.

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    If the heart is hardened, the intellect is darkened.

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    If your language is confused, your intellect, if not your whole character, will almost certainly correspond.

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    If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect. We are advertis'd by our loving friends.

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    Intellect is resented as a form of power or privilege.

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    Intellect has to surrender to instinct when it is time to play.

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    Intellect is stronger than cannon.

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    Intellect confuses intuition.

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    Intellect is a magnitude of intensity, not a magnitude of extensity.

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    Intellect is neither practical nor impractical; it is extra-practical.

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