Intelligence Quotes

Instead of being overwhelmed by the universe, I think that perhaps one of the deepest experiences a scientist can have, almost approaching a religious awakening, is to realize that we are children of the stars, and that our minds are capable of understanding the universal laws that they obey. The atoms within our bodies were forged on the anvil of nucleo-synthesis within an exploding star aeons before the birth of the solar system. Our atoms are older than the mountains. We are literally made of star dust. Now these atoms, in turn, have coalesced into intelligent beings capable of understanding the universal laws governing that event. -Michio Kaku

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. -Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. -Sun Tzu

There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. -Sun Tzu

Because you can’t argue with all the fools in the world. It’s easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they’re not paying attention. -Christopher Paolini

Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny. -Aristotle