Top 40 Intelligent People Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Intelligent People Quotes from famous people such as Lisa Hanawalt, Denis Napthine, Orson Welles, Marcel Proust, Stephen Fry, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I like observing intelligent people who have expertise

I like observing intelligent people who have expertise in areas I’m mostly ignorant about.
Lisa Hanawalt
I think the people of Victoria are smart, intelligent people.
Denis Napthine
Only very intelligent people don’t wish they were in politics, and I’m dumb enough to want to be in there.
Orson Welles
Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.
Marcel Proust
Personally, I’d never seen a graphic novel. I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent people really rate the graphic novel as a form.
Stephen Fry
I just want to say what a tremendous honor it is to be on a show like ‘The Newsroom.’ I’ve always dreamed of being on something this important and being on a show that really resonates with a lot of very, very intelligent people in the world, and I’ve gained such a loyal fan base.
Terry Crews
Many sophisticated, intelligent people lack wisdom and common sense.
Joyce Meyer
I get particularly depressed by the way teenagers are portrayed in the media. They are massively underestimated. They are bright, intelligent people who are given less and less opportunity. They are an ignored generation.
Jameela Jamil
What happens to most intelligent people is they retire after they turn 26 or 27. I don’t have to deal with that problem.
Dave Schultz
Reasonable, even intelligent people can, and frequently do, disagree on how best to achieve peace in the Middle East, but, peace must be the goal of our foreign policy tools, whether they be by the stick or by the carrot.
Nick Rahall
I had my guitar and some talent so that I could make friends with intelligent people and could talk my way out of difficult situations.
Madeleine Peyroux
I love teaching. If I made a trillion dollars, I would still teach. It’s different every day. You get to meet intelligent people all the time – or at least most of the time.
Richard Bausch
Everything is not serious. If you don’t like what I’m saying, change the channel – don’t look at me, don’t buy a ticket. You either get it or you don’t, and it’s fascinating because it’s usually intelligent people with a sense of humor who get it.
Bianca Del Rio
Bob was beloved by people, very intelligent people, for their entire lives, and he had tremendous loyalty from everyone. I know he has a reputation for being abusive, but he’s not.
Ann Reinking
Successful leaders surround themselves with intelligent people.
Richard Ojeda
Intelligent people tend to talk about the facts. They don’t sit around and call each other names. That’s what you can find on a third grade playground.
Ben Carson
Most of our fans seem to be very intelligent people who don’t stand out too much, but they’re still total freaks. I like that – they’re smart and sadistic, which I think is a reflection at us.
Gene Ween
I don’t ascribe to myself any special competence in economic insight. I translate what I hear from highly intelligent people into political and philosophical propositions.
Henry Kissinger
I don’t think Romney is wacky at all, but religion makes intelligent people say and do wacky things, believe and affirm crazy things. Left on his own, Romney would never have said something like the Garden Of Eden was in Missouri, and will be again.
Christopher Hitchens
I am often fond of saying the Trekkers are passionate about a hobby, their hobby is ‘Star Trek.’ They are by and large very imaginative, very intelligent people, and they certainly have been more than generous to me.
Kate Mulgrew
All I can do is put out the good stuff, and people will make the decision on whether they like it. My fans are very intelligent people. They’re not stupid. They know what’s good.
Action Bronson
My favorite thing about working with Lady Gaga is really just the sheer level of creativity she brings to the table. And she’s really one of the most intelligent people I’ve ever known. Her intelligence is equaled by her heart.
Matt Bomer
This idea that clumsy, stumbling people are real bright is ridiculous, because intelligence is related to neurologic function, and really intelligent people are very well-coordinated.
Robert Jarvik
Nations are not thugs. They are bodies of intelligent people.
Rufus Jones
It does surprise me that intelligent people in the 21st century could claim that if you respond to the terrorists with force, you spawn terrorism, but if you appease them, you somehow tame them. This argument, as I said, is very interesting, and very surprising.
Meles Zenawi
The difference between stupid and intelligent people – and this is true whether or not they are well-educated – is that intelligent people can handle subtlety.
Neal Stephenson
Most people I’ve talked to are convinced that they’re not getting valuable information from news media anymore. I’m not talking about tinfoil-hatters either, these are intelligent people who believe their news media has failed them.
Drew Curtis
They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office, who may be very pleasant, intelligent people, but once they get inside the Palace they’re riveted to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world.
Anthony Holden
It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece.
David Bowie
Why should I make films for some intelligent people?
Tinnu Anand
I’m not making music for intelligent people or dumb people. I’m just making music for people.
I'm a real big Marilyn Manson fan. I get a lot of my st

I’m a real big Marilyn Manson fan. I get a lot of my styles from him. Not even musically – living-wise, too. Marilyn Manson definitely shows me you shouldn’t care what nobody say. I watched a bunch of his interviews, and he’s not just an artist; he’s one of the most intelligent people I ever saw in my life.
Lil Uzi Vert
When one deals with stars, he is dealing with intelligent people. If they weren’t intelligent, they wouldn’t have arrived at the star pinnacle.
George Cukor
Intelligent people should learn from their experiences. With people on the street, the bad experience has beaten them.
Robert Kiyosaki
Some of the most intelligent people I’ve met in my life are priests and pastors; now, a lot of them aren’t that, though. Some of the most sanctimonious and hypocritical people I’ve met are priests and pastors, also.
Scott Derrickson
I like to make glamorously informed songs for glamorously intelligent people.
Justin Tranter
Working with intelligent people is easy, but we should be careful with geniuses.
I’m grateful to intelligent people. That doesn’t mean educated. That doesn’t mean intellectual. I mean really intelligent. What black old people used to call ‘mother wit’ means intelligence that you had in your mother’s womb. That’s what you rely on. You know what’s right to do.
Maya Angelou
I am an actor but might not be smart enough to handle business, so it’s always good to have intelligent people around who can look into other aspects of business.
Hina Khan
Tamilians, I believe, are the most intelligent people.
Victor Banerjee