I tried to get in their heads, understand their minds, the nature of their genius. I sort of felt I was seeing things that they had in common, and there were things that had to do with aloneness. They all had the ability to concentrate with a sort of intensity that is hard for mortals like me to grasp.
►Intelligent people are flexible and able to thrive in different settings.
►They understand how much they don't know.
►Intelligent people let themselves become fascinated by things others take for granted.
►They're open-minded. Smart people don't close themselves off to new ideas or opportunities.
►They like their own company.
►They have high self-control.
►Highly intelligent people tend to have a great sense of humor.
►Smart people can almost feel what someone is thinking or feeling.