The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.
Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again.
Intelligence is incapable of believing anything, but it has the potential to know everything. When people admit that they do not know, all beliefs fall apart by themselves and people become more alert to life around them
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Short + Intelligence quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Money, influence, comfort and intelligence come as blessings, but become curses for most people
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
I would prefer an intelligent hell to a stupid paradise.
No intelligent human being is ever 100% clear about how to act; he always weighs it
Intelligence essentially means that your intellect is sharp enough to see life the way it is
Life + Intelligence quotes ⇑Life Quotes
If you try to break a diamond with a hammer its a lot of effort, UV light can make diamond disappear into thin air (it is very important to use the right kind of tools) just bring the right kind of awareness into your life (it will bring transformation)
The filthier the situations you live in, the wiser and more beautiful you can become if you are willing & if your intelligence is functioning; if you are not reacting, but responding to life consciously. If you are reacting to filth, you will become filth
Habit means fixed realities where you don't have to think. No, don't try to automatize your life. That is not efficiency. That is the efficiency of the machine. This one is supposed to function intelligently and consciously
The intellect is useful for survival. But when you do not know where you should use it and where not, it separates you from the very life process
When your intelligence is entangled with social identifications, it is not in line with the life within you. That is the source of Misery
Every child does have the necessary intelligence to live his life fully. You just create an atmosphere for him to grow into his intelligence, rather than imposing your nonsense upon him.
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
Spiritual process means your life is not driven by your physical nature. Life's intrinsic intelligence needs to find expression
All intelligence Quotes ⇑
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
The intelligence of that creature known as a crowd is the square root of the number of people in it.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.
Nothing is more creative... nor destructive... than a brilliant mind with a purpose.
Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
If we surrendered to earth's intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.
Very few people transcend out of their intelligence, most people have to be thrashed by life; only then they will transcend
intelligent are hesitant, stupid are confident
Intelligence is in being able to make people understand what they could not understand. Intelligence is not in confusing the hell out of what people knew perfectly well for ages, That's not intelligence
Those whose intellect is unattached everywhere, who have mastered the mind, and are free from desires by the practice of renunciation, attain the highest perfection of freedom from action
There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart.
Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.
The more stupid one is, the closer one is to reality. The more stupid one is, the clearer one is. Stupidity is brief and artless, while intelligence squirms and hides itself. Intelligence is unprincipled, but stupidity is honest and straightforward.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
I admit it: I am louder than the average human being and have no fear of speaking my mind. These traits don't come from the color of my skin but from an unwavering belief in my own intelligence.
No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it
On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart.
Socially, unfortunately, the world has reached a point where if you say something that nobody understands, most people believe you are being very intelligent
Education is not about information, it is about having an active intelligence which constantly searches and seeks and looks at everything in every possible way
If you get God's stamp on your philosophy, you don't have to turn back and look, you can just go on doing the same stupid thing endlessly. The moment you get God's stamp on your philosophy you don't have to use your intelligence anymore, you don't have to wonder what nonsense you are doing with your life
Call it stress, tension, anxiety, depression - essentially, it is just this: your intelligence has turned against you.
It takes a lot of intelligence to realize how stupid you are. Most people cannot see it. You can only see it if the very urge to be smart and special, the very urge to be better than someone, is completely vanquished within you.
An intelligent person knows that he is a fool but a fool does not know that he is a fool
There are no good people and bad people. Everyone is oscillating between the two. But for sure there are the Intelligent and the Idiotic.
A truly intelligent mind is neither influenced by memory nor deluded by imagination.
Nature has evolved us to a higher level of intelligence and awareness, but we are refusing to accept the promotion
If you do not identify with the memory you have gathered, then you have access to a very different kind of intelligence
When you go by your body and intellect alone, life is a circus. When the intelligence of divine begins to play its role, life becomes a dance
To stand up and fight does not take much intelligence. To understand and give in takes a lot more intelligence
The problem with the human being is, he is given an intellect that is capable of many things, which no other creature is capable of. But because the necessary attention has not been paid, and the necessary time has not been spent as to how to use such a powerful instrument, it has become a major problem for human beings.
Intelligence is the biggest blessing that a human being has, but right now it has become a curse upon humanity simply because the human being is not coming out as a well-coordinated being. He's dislocated the human being within himself. This intelligence is dangerous
Education is about making the child grow with uncluttered intelligence. An intelligence that is not identified and entangled in religion, doctrine, or prejudice will naturally lead to the ultimate blossoming of the individual.
Most intelligent people on this planet are generally the most miserable people on the planet. Simply because they have an active intelligence but no perception of life
Acceptance is important to connect to a situation and to respond to the situation intelligently.
If you don't have a sense of involvement, you will always try to get the best deal out of somebody. That means you must meet the dumbest people in the world. Intelligent people will never bite your dumb deals.
Most human beings have not been taught how to handle their own intelligence, if you had half the brain that you have, you would have no mental ailments
Human beings have a high level of intelligence but have no training, no social situation where you're being taught how to use this intelligence, your own intelligence is turning against you. When your intelligence turns against you it looks so hopeless as if there is simply no way out of it, that is what leads to people committing suicide
Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection.
It need not be blood and tears which move the wheels of history. It can be just human love, human compassion, human ingenuity, human intelligence can truly move the wheels of history. Now, the information technology and other things is a clear manifestation that human ingenuity can change the world
Yoga essentially means developing an eye which is not contaminated by memory, which simply sees. It does not see things the way your memory perverts it. It simply sees everything the way it is
If your intelligence begins to function, if your sensitivity begins to function then your concern will be about how you are within yourself and what you experience and how you can perceive more. Your concern will not be about how you look.
We are trying to replace humanity and human intelligence with morality and ethic, which is a very wrong way to conduct humanity
Science & Mysticism are converging lines. When the necessary intelligence arises in humanity, the two will merge
Success cannot be taught. you can only teach a certain process; depending on their intensity, intelligence, involvement and of course the benevolence of time, success is a consequence
What you refer to as God or the Creator is pure intelligence - intelligence beyond logic
Wrong sense of intelligence has entered people's minds, they think if they make a problem out of every solution they're intelligent, no no, if you find solutions for every problem- that is intelligence
Your problem is just this- you have an intelligence for which you don't have a stable enough platform and that's why yoga, to create a stable platform so that your intelligence works for you
If you do something foolish, your intelligence should poke you and bother you every day. Only then it evolves
The best thing you can do for your children is keeping them the way they were born - an active intelligence, no conclusions
The natural sense of wonder, quest and seeking that is inevitable for human intelligence is being silenced by the so called faith.
If you rev up your emotion without a stable intellect you will go crazy. A devotee needs a stable intellect & fiery emotion
Devotion is the power of inclusion, intellect is the power of dissection. Devotion is inclusion, intellect is exclusion
Being spiritual is a far more intelligent way to exist. It means being in tune with the intelligence of the Creator
Whenever you create unpleasantness within yourself, in some way your own intelligence and energies are working against you. If you are angry or furious about something for five minutes, you are literally poisoning your own system
If you're going to pick 3 cards in the hand you're dealt, take intelligence, drive, and most importantly, emotional self-discipline
The upward cycle of evolving intelligence in potentially more efficient instruments of expression continues until it reaches the ultimate form in man. Only a human being has the ability to express his innate divinity and to consciously realize God
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.