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don_socalJanuary 3, 2012

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

Albert Camus

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

Salvador Dali

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.

Henri Frederic Amiel

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.


Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Gracie Allen

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All good quotes, but to put the Gracie Allen one at the end was inspiration, LOL. Thanks, Don.

    Bookmark   January 3, 2012 at 8:46AM
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Gracie Allen, bless her heart, she was her generation's Gilda, she validates all the other excellent quotes

    Bookmark   January 3, 2012 at 9:55AM
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Gracie knew she was smarter than most of us, that's why she could act being "dumb" so well.

    Bookmark   January 3, 2012 at 1:50PM
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