I Admire Intelligence

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    I guess today is one of those days

    when you're awake at 5:30am, just laying there silently in the dark under your window in a faintly moon-lit room and wonder about hundreds of things. One thing I cannot understand is my own mind. I've struggled with a lot of things, especially with intelligence. I feel extremely...
    95mainer 95mainer
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 8, 2016

    If you were a song...

    ..... You seem at times to be so complex It's difficult to imagine composing such a varied score of emotions... You're a symphony of light and shadows, you're a welcomed silence within the din, you're stillness in motion, you're a quasar on a starless night...... You are a...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale
    51-55, T
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    I am a visiting alien from an alternate

    universe. It is funny how you Earthlings say you admire intelligence, but you so lack any sign of it. I hate to say it, but you Earthlings don't know a damn thing. What you consider intelligent, we consider retarded. Your understanding of your universe is not even wrong! It is...
    PeteMossMakesGreatFertilizer PeteMossMakesGreatFertilizer
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2015
    JellyAsToast JellyAsToast
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2014

    Good muscle tone is essential,

    and guys live to show off their six pack. But.... What about training your brain, your mind, getting intelligence? An intelligent man with a great shape, always gets my vote!
    Paca24 Paca24
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2014
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Feb 16, 2016

    I'm attracted to intelligence.

    Not the book smart type of intelligence. I could care less whether you've gone to college or how much money you make because of it. I like intelligent conversations that make me think even hours after it's ended.
    JennyAB JennyAB
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 14, 2015

    The most intelligent people you'll ever meet

    have either: Struggled at some point in their life (have had a hard time) and learned from it Or Has watched other people struggle, and has been wise enough to learn from that Or even BOTH
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 5, 2014

    What we learn in books gives us knowledge.

    Application of that knowledge through a lifetime of experiences gives us wisdom. Knowledge should never be confused with wisdom
    JessicaDale JessicaDale
    51-55, T
    Dec 1, 2015

    I never realized how much of a turn on

    that is for me. I'm not talking about shoving knowledge down your throat, but just having experience in life and basic knowledge can get you almost anywhere. Just a nice, real conversation that doesn't have anything to do about: "how big are your boobs" or "I just ate a twinkie...
    Maihowl Maihowl
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    Something I've noticed in this world is people

    like to bring attention and try solving things that don't really matter. For example, people are freaking out over Starbucks taking the holiday design off there cups. This is such a minor thing and honestly not even worth the time. We have poverty, unjust laws, a corrupt...
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    2 Responses Nov 18, 2015

    People who are intelligent

    and full of wisdom and say things that are intelligent and wise make me happy/give me hope. Although it's rare. It comforts me a lot when I do come across people like this
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    Nov 23, 2015

    Nothing against stupid people,

    but I consider myself pretty smart and I don't think I'm being vain or cocky at all in saying so. And smart people just have better conversations. That said, I'll take a nice idiot over a smart jerk any day of the week. But if you're intelligent AND kind, we'll get along great...
    GirlFromChicago GirlFromChicago
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 31, 2014

    sapiosexual right here!

    love a intellectually stimulating conversation
    Sbabyface Sbabyface
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    Have a satisfying solstice

    and a logical new earth year.
    deleted deleted
    Dec 25, 2015

    Intelligence isn’t just about how many levels

    of math courses you’ve taken, how fast you can solve an algorithm, or how many vocabulary words you know that are over 6 characters. It’s about being able to approach a new problem, recognize its important components, and solve it—then take that knowledge gained and put it...
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    24 Responses Jul 5, 2014

    What we learn in books gives us knowledge.

    Application of that knowledge through a lifetime of experiences gives us wisdom. Knowledge should never be confused with wisdom
    JessicaDale JessicaDale
    51-55, T
    Dec 1, 2015

    It's important to show a great personality

    and things like a good smile and a great attitude. But intelligence is what makes the difference. If somebody can't keep a conversation or defend an opinion, that's sad. Not only the exterior matters, but wants Inside
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses May 14, 2015

    Psychological Import

    Intelligence matters. A person has one good thing available in life, state education. Whilst it may not be the best available it is free, and you should make he best of all the opportunities it can give. With intelligence, and knowledge, you can find the wisdom you need to...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2013

    Being intelligent is very lonely.

    It's very difficult finding someone with the intellectual acumen that equals my own. When I meet someone who comes close, is equal to or exceeds it, I don't let go. For, they are the rarest of birds.
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    6 Responses Apr 15, 2015

    Although I still feel intimidated at times,

    I always like to learn new things. I still fear being asked questions and having no clue. Bad memory has crept up on me. I can't remember what I forgot. Books, movies, songs, .... more still, but forgot.
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    1 Response Nov 27, 2015
    deleted deleted
    Dec 9, 2015

    This is by far probably one of the two most

    attractive traits a person can possess. The second is common sense.
    ShyButterfly04 ShyButterfly04
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2015

    I am so addicted to ep .

    I never had such heartened answers to my questions like this before .. There do much I can finally pour my heart n not get crushed . N I can learn so much here .. I fan ally don't feel like am crazy n weird
    MariaAmor1 MariaAmor1
    1 Response Jul 5, 2015

    correct me if I'm wrong

    but aren't nuts apart f plant life...
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    Mar 14, 2016

    There is something to be said about a

    conversation that challenges my intellect. No, I'm not the most intelligent person in the room, but please don't think I'm an idiot either. One of my favorite things is to speak with people who are smarter than me, yes, at times the conversation may go over my head, but I...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2013

    To me intelligence is not what we learn in

    books by reading, but how we learn while feeling. A blind man is much more intelligent.
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    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    I love deep, meaningful conversations.

    I'm a sapiosexual, so intelligence is a big turn on. It seems so difficult to find people online who want to have an in depth conversation these days. I've found it, but it's rare. Hoping to find more soon!
    xTenderHeartx xTenderHeartx
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 25, 2015

    The ability to observe without evaluating is

    the highest form of intelligence. ―Jiddu Krishnamurti
    getgoodfeeling getgoodfeeling
    22-25, M
    Feb 18, 2016

    Intelligence is an amazing trait,

    however it's something that many people have but sadly few people choose to use. In the technological age we are in you would think that being regarded as intellectual would be something of a compliment. The advances that have been made are vast, yet the playground bullying of...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 10, 2014

    Intelligence is the ability to traverse the

    vast, hilly landscape that is knowledge. Not all of the landscape is mapped. Some is fenced off, labeled as "wrong" (perhaps justifiably so). Most other parts are untraveled, or at least uncharted. Nobody has once seen the edge and reported it. The true leaders of this world...
    Multitude Multitude
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2015

    One thing that i would never understand,

    jocks always literally beat the c**p out of geeks and nerds. I always say to the them "Without Steve Jobs you wouldn't be able to d**k pic you girlfriend or look up what 2+2 is" as someone with a very high intelligence, it makes me so confused.
    MightySakuri MightySakuri
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2016

    I adore intelligent people,

    but firmly believe there are different forms of intelligence. No one type is superior to another, just different. It's amazing how mind works in different people.
    sexiebitch13 sexiebitch13
    22-25, F
    7 Responses May 12, 2015

    There is something about someone

    who is intelligent , I don't mean necessarily academically , but confident and with common sense , open minded , love a great chat or debit It a turn on from me in many ways ,,especially ,,well , lol
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy
    36-40, M
    Apr 12, 2016

    I'm looking for a woman

    that arouses my intellect as well as my loins
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2016
    kalleyboe kalleyboe
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2014

    I never really understood

    why my friends found all the girls they liked so attractive. They were popular, beautiful, but not worth talking about everyday? I realized that I admire character and intellect over physical appearance, and it wasn't like the popular girls were stupid, they just cared about...
    HumanAsPossible HumanAsPossible
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Jul 5, 2014

    The only thing I can admire is intelligence

    and knowledge. This is the big problem of my bosses, that I can't respect them because I don't think that they are smart enough. :)
    deleted deleted
    Nov 23, 2015

    I believe that brain is the sexiest

    and most exciting part of our body. I appreciate those who train it. Whoever that disagrees may suffer from brain damage.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    I hope you'll understand

    when I say that IQ's don't impress me. I want a smart man, who can talk about anything. Who's intelligence and craving for knowledge has no limitations. I remember the first time I was disappointed in meeting someone's idol. "He's the smartest man I know" but the more I...
    Annapie Annapie
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2014

    I automatically look up to people with

    intelligence. They just seem like people who are to be respected. When I know I can learn things from them I enjoy that. Even if they don't know they're teaching me things. I wish I had it, maybe one day.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

    I really do admire it.

    It could be because i'm a debater and i love to be challenged intellectually . But it's just something about intelligence that will earn you a lot of respect from me. It's the best way to impress me.
    LacedStars LacedStars
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    The idea that humans have come

    so far as to create machines powerful enough to leave this planets atmosphere just blows my mind.
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    5 Responses Dec 23, 2014

    Particularly as one who is not very

    scientifically or logically minded, I nevertheless look up TO scientists and other thinkers. Outside of the more applied and natural sciences, I of course find more of my kind of intelligence in past writers and philosophers.
    Steelquill Steelquill
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 19, 2016

    If a good looking person presents himself

    as a... Not so smart person, then they are no longer cute to me, in fact, I cringe the thought of them. That is just how I feel about it.
    SweetHeartxxo SweetHeartxxo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    There is nothing worse someone

    who is completely dumb, but on the flip side, if someone is beyond intelligent for my brain or uses words that no one understand then it's off putting. I like intelligent conversation rather than talking to an air head. I'm sure some women just pretend to be dumb, I don't...
    squishyarmadillo squishyarmadillo
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 22, 2014

    Not to sound corny, but intelligence is big.

    Everything fades, and everything can be modified. But intelligence is something you can't fake. I'm not even talking about whether you can read a thesaurus backwards. But there is a beauty in common sense. NEW PIC TOO 3DAYS AGO !
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 19, 2016
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    2 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    What separates and makes an average man an

    intelligent man? So you think you're smart? You think you've seen her naked because she took her clothes off? You haven't seen anything yet. Tell me about her dreams, her desires, her wishes, her hopes. Tell me what breaks her heart , what she fears and finds sensual, what she...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter
    6 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    I am but a mere drifter in the kaleidoscope of

    your musings. But I must halt against my nature and build a nest. If only to wonder at the elegance of your mind. Luminous words spoken nonchalantly with skill and perception. Leaving me breathless for I am in awe. A wanderer moored by the allure of a graceful imagination. An...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 28, 2015

    Stray Thoughts From The Void of My Mind's Eye

    by: Rob Paquin Time slows to the mind and things clear to the visionary insights of a lost soul. Wishful thinking gives way to the absurdities of reality’s ever insisting truths. Windows to the Never Could, close, as doorways to the Almost Were, swing open. The landscape...
    TheHiker TheHiker
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 12, 2015

    There are so many kinds of intelligence.

    For example: - Musical–rhythmic and harmonic (has to do with sensitivity to sounds, rhythms, tones, and music) - Visual–spatial - Verbal–linguistic - Logical–mathematical - Bodily–kinesthetic (control of one's bodily motions and the capacity to handle objects...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 15, 2014

    I'm tired of conversations with no meaning.

    Let's talk about aliens, global warming, evolution, space, God, disease, mental illness, and so on. All the taboos nobody wants to talk about at the dinner table are exactly what needs to be talked about. Nobody gives a damn if a bird crapped on your car this morning, let's have...
    Exhilar8 Exhilar8
    18-21, F
    19 Responses Jul 5, 2015
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