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Letter "I" » intellect
«Intellect is invisible to the man who has none»
«A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.»
«Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them»
Author: John Milton
, dead soul
, Dead Things
, not absolutely
«I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
, brute force
«It is only the intellect that keeps me sane; perhaps this makes me overvalue intellect against feeling»
Author: Bertrand Russell
«It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.»
«Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.»
«If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.»
«As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect»
«Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.»