INTELLIGENCE in Classic Quotes

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1  But all the courageous intelligent people are fighting him.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  I'd heard he was eccentric, but really, I found him quite intelligent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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3  The inhabitants of the Humble Home were supposed to be amiable and intelligent.
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4  Carol was discovering that the one thing that can be more disconcerting than intelligent hatred is demanding love.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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5  And I'd been having lots of fun dancing with the nicest young farmer, so strong and nice, and awfully intelligent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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6  With Vida as lieutenant and unofficial commander she campaigned for a village nurse to attend poor families, raised the fund herself, saw to it that the nurse was young and strong and amiable and intelligent.
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7  One trouble with books is that they're not so thoroughly safeguarded by intelligent censors as the movies are, and when you drop into the library and take out a book you never know what you're wasting your time on.
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8  The superintendent was a bookish, underfed man who worked hard at rousing artificial enthusiasm, at trying to make the audience cheer by dividing them into competitive squads and telling them that they were intelligent and made splendid communal noises.
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9  She was no longer irritated by the cooing of the matrons, nor by their opinion that diet didn't matter so long as the Little Ones had plenty of lace and moist kisses, but she concluded that in the care of babies as in politics, intelligence was superior to quotations about pansies.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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