Beautiful city! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene!whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
To the man-in-the-street, who, I'm sorry to say, Is a keen observer of life, The word 'Intellectual'suggests straight away A man who's untrue to his wife.
Tearsmay be intellectual, but theycan never be political. They save no man from being shot, no child from being thrown alive into the furnace.
This is the editorial age, and the most intellectual of all ages.
Ink, n. Avillainous compoundchiefly used to facilitate the infection of idiocyand promote intellectual crime.
The intellectualis the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.
ButOh! ye lords of ladies intellectual, Inform us truly, have they not hen-pecked you all?.
Intellectuel = celui qui se de double. Intellectual: someone whose mind watches itself.
A romantic interest in our own sex, not necessarily carried as far as physical experiments, was the intellectual fashion.
The chief distinction in the intellectual powers of the two sexes is shewn by man's attaining to a higher eminence in whatever he takes up, than can womanwhether requiring deep thought, reason, or imagination, or merely the use of the senses and hands.
There is much of economic theory which is pursued for no better reason than its intellectual attraction; it is a good game. 402
Theyare the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
Man doth seek a triple perfection: first a sensual, consisting in those things which very life itself requireth either as necessary supplements, or as beauties and ornaments thereof; then an intellectual, consisting in those things which none underneath man is either capable of or acquainted with; lastly a spiritual and divine, consisting in those things whereunto we tend by supernatural means here, but cannot here attain unto them.
With each generation the entire race passes through the body of its womanhood as through a mould, reappearing withtheindeliblemarks ofthat mould upon it, that as the os cervix of woman, through which the head of the human infant passes at birth, forms a ring, determining for ever the size at birth of the human headso exactly the intellectual capacity, the physical vigour, the emotional depth of woman, forms also an untranscendable circle, circumscribing with each successive generation the limits of expansion of the human race. 720
I believe the intellectual life of the whole of western society is increasingly being split into two polar groups Literary intellectuals at one poleat the other scientists, and as the most representative, the physical scientists. Between the two a gulf of mutual incomprehension.
Ex tertio cognitionis genere oritur necessarioAmor Dei intellectualis. From the third kind of knowledge [intuition] arises necessarily the intellectual love of God.
There is a North-west passage to the intellectual World.
Why, as civilization spreads, do outstanding men become fewer? Why, when attainments are the lot of all, do great intellectual talents become rarer? Why, when there are no longer lower classes, are there no longer upper classes? Why, when knowledge of how to rule reaches the masses, is there a lackof great abilities in the direction of society? America clearly poses these questions.But who can answer them?
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life-blood of real civilisation.
Hissensuality has all drifted intosexual vanity, delight for being the candletothemoths, with a dash of intellectual curiosity to give flavour to his tickled vanity His incompleteness as a thinker, his shallow and vulgar view of many human relationshipsthe lack of a sterner kind of humour which would show him the dreariness of his farce and the total absence of proportion and inadequateness in some of his ideasall these defects came largely from the flippant and worthless self- complacency brought about by the worship of rather second-rate women.
The woman voter would be pernicious to the State not only because she could not back her vote by physical force, but also by reason of her intellectual defects.
Practically every man feels that there is in womanan element of unreason which, when you come upon it, summarily puts an end to purely intellectual intercourse.
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