Intelligence and intellect can be a great boon or a terrible curse depending on how it is used and utilized. While genuine intelligence is rare it does not guarantee success or the ability to avoid making mistakes. It is he who does not rest on his talent and works hard to hone and develop his intelligence that succeeds. Intelligent people know that failure is just an opportunity to start all over again. Still the intelligent is much better off than the fool which also opens intellectuals to a lot of ridicule from the common man who lacks common sense. Luckily it doesn’t matter what he says because he doesn’t know what he’s talking about anyways. You might have heard such quotes that try to belittle intellectuals but there are also genuine quotes that praise intelligence for what it is. Here are the top 10 level headed quotes about intelligent people.