The difference between intelligent people and stupid people is that intelligent people know how stupid they really are. (+14)
says LiVi on May 19th 17 (#809586)
says ChuckTom on May 19th 17 (#2570999)
I know that what I know is nothing...
says Sukiesnow on May 19th 17 (#2571012)
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
I remember that from "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure".
says PhilboydStudge on May 19th 17 (#2571391)
If someone spent the day with me...they would really question my intelligence
says Lil_Princess on May 19th 17 (#2571078)
And us stupid people know we are clever....
says Platinum on May 19th 17 (#2571198)
It's we stupid people...
says ChuckTom on May 19th 17 (#2571375)
says Platinum on May 19th 17 (#2571481)
Actually, it's skilled people who tend to underestimate themselves. And, while stupid or ignorant people tend to overestimate their intelligence and ability, the reverse isn't necessarily true. At the upper end of the intelligence and skill spectrums we do tend to see more cases of Imposter Syndrome, if you consider that the same thing.
says Falcon on May 19th 17 (#2571210)
says JustJimColo on May 19th 17 (#2571216)
That's one difference.
says PhilboydStudge on May 19th 17 (#2571389)
Consider how much of the brain the average person uses.
says Carla on May 19th 17 (#2571399)