Seniority has nothing to do with intellectuality, your individuality wins the majority or minority, simply because you maintained the status quo of your peculiarity.
It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used, than a powerful one that is idle.
Her quickness of mind was like a hiss, a dart, a lethal bite.
Since the human mind is the primary weapon of the human being, it is also therefore the primary and most significant instrument of violence.
The imagination serves us only when the mind is absolutely free of any prejudice. A single prejudice suffices to cool off the imagination. This whimsical part of the mind is so unbridled as to be uncontrollable. Its greatest triumphs, its most eminent delights consist in smashing all the restraints that oppose it. Imagination is the enemy of all norms, the idolater of all disorder and of all that bears the color of crime.
I’ve always believed in instinct over intellect. The instinct is what you always knew; intellect is what you figure out.
Some writers aren’t writers, they are mere escapees’ and refugees’ on an exile from the jungle of thoughts.
The mind loves riddles but not the heart. The heart loves only to touch and be touched.
Of course, I don’t know everything. Considering the infinite amount of knowledge that one could acquire in a virtually innumerable array of intellectual disciplines, it’s probably more accurate to say that I don’t know anything.
Many things have been compared to a brick, mainly as a tribute to their intellect or to their aerodynamic characteristics.