I want someone who can contribute intelligent conversation, not grovel at my feet.
However, my wife was far and away the most intelligent of the five of us and understood our success depended on strong leadership.
I considered a stop at the office of these people but I was intelligent enough to see it was wired with a sophisticated security system that I shall not attempt to challenge.
It operates on manipulation of brain waves but only on highly intelligent individuals.
They're intelligent kids — good kids.
His woman hurried forward to the hall but stopped in front of him, her intelligent eyes flashing with anger.
He's a very intelligent boy.
Donnie Ryland is a very intelligent young boy, with a disability.
As intelligent as Annie Quincy was, I still have trouble rationalizing her exit.
Josh Reynolds, you can march your jealous carcass right out that door and don't you come back until you can talk to me like I'm a reasonably intelligent and decent person.
You're intelligent and always have the entire picture in perspective.
Agriculture is carried on in a more intelligent manner, and the yield is higher.
The investigation of Carpenter on unconscious cerebration and of Faraday on unconscious muscular action showed early in the movement that it was not necessary to look outside the medium's own personality for the explanation of even intelligent communications unconsciously conveyed through table-tilting, automatic writing and trance-speaking - provided the matter communicated was not beyond the range of the medium's own knowledge or powers.
It was discovered very early in the movement that the accuracy of these communications could not always be relied on; but it is maintained by spiritualists that by the intelligent exercise of the reason it is possible to judge whether the communicating intelligence is trustworthy, especially after prolonged acquaintance with particular intelligences, or where proofs are given of identity with persons known to have been trustworthy on earth.
I am, in reality, a very big bug, and doubtless the most intelligent being in all this broad domain.
One was an enormous Lion with clear, intelligent eyes, a tawney mane bushy and well kept, and a body like yellow plush.
Look at the kitten's intelligent eyes;" (here Eureka closed her eyes sleepily) "gaze at her smiling countenance!"
As I observed a few pages ago in "Let Robots Be Robots," an intelligent system like this won't be creepy because we do not want it to be creepy.
Now that she has grown up, nobody thinks of being less frank with her than with any other intelligent young woman.
It is intelligent, but lacks mobility, or soul, or something.
Of course she asks many questions that are not as intelligent as these.
It can spend money enough on such things as farmers and traders value, but it is thought Utopian to propose spending money for things which more intelligent men know to be of far more worth.
You are so intelligent, how is it you don't see that if the count has written a letter to the Emperor begging him to recognize Pierre as legitimate, it follows that Pierre will not be Pierre but will become Count Bezukhov, and will then inherit everything under the will?
She is unusually intelligent, charming... and then she is pretty, uncommonly pretty, and agile--she swims and rides splendidly... and her voice!
And in Helene's salon, which Rumyantsev himself honored with his visits, regarding Helene as a remarkably intelligent woman, they talked with the same ecstasy in 1812 as in 1808 of the "great nation" and the "great man," and regretted our rupture with France, a rupture which, according to them, ought to be promptly terminated by peace.