My answer to What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?

Answer by Hemant Pandey:

I know only few.

  • Infinite curiosity

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  • Positive attitude (Never say die)
  • Believing in their stupidity
  • Physical exercise

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  • Books

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  • Experiences like traveling

I quote none other than super star of creativity

"I heard about some kid that's 14 on his way to Stanford, and that's great," Jobs said. "That's sort of out of the ordinary, but you might want to think about going to Paris and being a poet for a few years. Or might wanna go to a third-world country. I'd highly advise that, and see people and lepers with their hands falling off and all that stuff. It's very much, so worth doing." In 1982, Steve Jobs presented an amazingly accurate theory about where creativity comes from

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymbD_a-G1IQ

  • Eccentricity

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  • Aloofness

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I think the labels are self explanatory and audience in Quora is shrewd enough to knit their own web out of out lines. (This is the best thing about Quora. Less is more).

What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?

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Hemant Pandey
Hemant lives in Mumbai (India),writes on Quora (2600 followers, 2.8 million views).Published 5 books on Amazon Kindle. Entrepreneur, Writer, Mathematician, Professor.