01. She is a very [intelligent] student, and is able to learn quickly.
02. Tonight's program focuses on the difference between human and ape forms of [intelligence].
03. Parrots are [intelligent], sociable birds, and can become mentally ill if caged for long periods.
04. The ancient Egyptians thought that our hearts were the center of [intelligence] and emotion.
05. Harold's great [intelligence] often made it difficult for him to talk with us normal people.
06. He is an extremely [intelligent] person, almost a genius.
07. He will never get far in life for the simple reason that while he is very [intelligent], he has absolutely no ambition.
08. If you examine the problem [intelligently], and without getting emotional, I'm sure you'll find a solution.
09. Sometimes I wonder if there is [intelligent] life on other planets, or even on this planet for that matter.
10. Scientists tell us that the brain gets its [intelligence] from a surface layer of tissue no more than a centimeter thick.
11. It is difficult to measure the [intelligence] of dolphins, but we do know that they have very large brains.
12. Scientists today talk about different kinds of [intelligence], including visual, musical, mathematic, linguistic, social, and physical forms of [intelligence].
13. Our dog is very [intelligent] and seems to understand when we talk to her.
14. Your son is a very [intelligent] little boy, the best student I've had in a long time.
15. It wasn't very [intelligent] to take your father's car without asking, was it now?
16. She is an [intelligent] girl and is sure to do very well at university next year.
17. Wolves have long been described as dangerous beasts in children's stories, but actually they are very timid, [intelligent] animals.
18. In 1877, an Italian astronomer reported that the surface of Mars was marked with a system of canals, which later observers believed were the work of [intelligent] beings.
19. Industrial output in many factories can be increased by the [intelligent] use of robots.
20. There is currently no scientific proof to support the suggestion that dolphins are more [intelligent] than humans.
21. American [intelligence] has information that further terrorist attacks are being planned.
22. Australian [intelligence] officers have arrested a man apparently involved in a plot to assassinate the Prime Minister.
23. A recent study suggests that [intelligent] people have bigger brains than average.
24. A Chinese proverb tells us that to learn about other people is science, but to learn to know yourself is [intelligence].
25. A German proverb suggests that friendship is love with [intelligence].
26. A Senegalese proverb states that an [intelligent] enemy is worth more than a stupid friend.
27. An Arab proverb states that bravery without [intelligence] is not bravery.
28. A German proverb holds that friendship is love with [intelligence].
29. Ernest Hemingway once said, "Happiness in [intelligent] people is the rarest thing I know."
30. Diogenes once stated that man is the most [intelligent] of the animals - and the most silly.
31. Alexis Carrell once suggested that [intelligence] is almost useless to the person whose only quality it is.
32. Henry Ford once noted that failure is the opportunity to begin again more [intelligently].
33. Robert Menzies once remarked that great art speaks a language which every [intelligent] person can understand.
34. Alexandre Dumas once pondered, "How is it that little children are so [intelligent] and men so stupid? It must be education that does it."
35. Felix Morley once suggested that ideas are [intelligence] plus experience.
36. Archie Danielson once said that [intelligence] without ambition is a bird without wings.
37. Stephen Hawking once suggested that it is not clear that [intelligence] has any long-term survival value.
38. She is certainly not [unintelligent] - it's just that this is not really the kind of work she is used to.

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