Arthur Schopenhauer about intelligence (“The World as Will and Representation”, 1819) - I have long really held the opinion that the amount of noise which any one can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity, and therefore may be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it.
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I have long really held the opinion that the amount of noise which any one can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity, and therefore may be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it.
 Arthur SchopenhauerThe World as Will and Representation (1819). copy citation

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Translated by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp
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