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The intellectual world is divided into two classes - dilettantes, on the one hand, and pedants, on the other
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death
Why, life must be filled up, and the man who is not capable of intellectual pleasures must content himself with such as his senses can afford
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
Intellect is invisible to the man who has none
Great intellects are skeptical
The intellectual power, through words and things,
Went sounding on a dim and perilous way!

The Excursion
An intellectual hate is the worst.
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