Intelligence has been defined by the psychologists as the capacity to learn. That is nonsense. Intelligence is the capacity to wonder.—Hy Sherman, Flying
It is a mark of intelligence, no matter what you are doing, to have a good time doing it. —V. W. Cochran
If a ship sinks, an intelligent rat gets off but a wise rat doesn't get on in the first place.
Like the X-ray, intelligence tests can bless or burn.
Not all gifted children are bookworms. Some may be found among the black-leather jacket and hot-rod set, says Dr. Elizabeth M. Drews, Michigan State University education professor. She groups gifted students in four categories: studious "A" scholars who are conformists and know how to work for good grades; social leaders who "choose to make their impact felt in the realm of people" and grow up to become executives and club women; "intellectuals," whom teachers do not always like, but who are the future scientists, artists and writers; and rebels, who may have high IQ's but low grades.—Quote