“Several online sources define intelligence as the ability to achieve and
apply knowledge, a definition which is very close to that of wisdom.
Nevertheless, there is still a great difference between intelligence and
wisdom. Intelligence has the aspect of “learning”, where a person
expresses some form of superiority to others regarding their capacity
for understanding, creativity, self-awareness, and problem solving among
other qualities. Thus, when someone calls you as being intelligent,
they are implying that you’re special regarding brain function and
A lot of people have done extensive research in terms of what makes an individual intelligent.
It’s important to understand that everyone has some level of
intelligence and everyone has the potential grow their intelligence to
So, here are some of the traits that intelligent people share.”