Signs of Highly Intelligent People

Signs of Highly Intelligent People

Intelligent people have a kind of special characteristics that make us unique, the way they act, talk and even interact with others are different.

In this post we will be sharing with you these unique characteristics of intelligent people, what they think and the way they think.

Let’s make this post interactive, add agree and disagree with some of the points listed below about intelligent people, with solid reasons as an intelligent person that you are.

  1. They have few friends

They might have a lot of acquaintances, but they are careful to choose friends who are at their level of intelligence.

  1. They hate small talk

They prefer deep and thoughtful conversations instead of talking about the weather, about how rich someone is or the latest trends.

  1. They are good listeners and they talk less

They know they have more to learn in listening than in speaking. So they shut their mouth and open wide their eyes and ears.

  1. They are curious

They google everything, ask any questions, search every subject. They can easily learn from anyone whether younger than them or not up to their standard, they don’t care.

  1. They enjoy loneliness

They sit by themselves to practice their craft, to reflect about themselves, their values and their objectives rather than waste time with people who won’t add anything positives to their lives.

  1. They invest in themselves

They know their mind is their most valuable tool. Thus, instead of chasing money, fame or whatever, they go on improving themselves.

  1. They are long-term oriented
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They don’t care about immediate pleasure for later gratification; they take hard decisions that would pay off in the long run.

They prefer to get the cake tomorrow than get a fish roll today.

  1. They don’t mind people’s opinion

They have goals and a mission of life and stick to it no matter what people think. They don’t go around looking for who to like them, rather they appreciate themselves.

  1. They are risk takers

They know a fulfilling life is beyond their comfort zone. So they are willing to take the necessary steps to fulfill their dreams.

  1. They are not judgmental

Don’t judge people for whatever reasons. They don’t know what is going on in their life, so they would rather keep shut than talk about people when they need to talk arises.

  1. They are humble

They know how skilled they are, they know they are learned, but they will be laymen in many other areas, so they are dead loyal knowing they are not the Boss in all areas.

They know millions of people are richer, so they don’t let their little change/money get into their head.

  1. They work hard

They know the talent is not enough. So they work every day to be the better version of themselves. They take nothing for granted.

  1. They take care of their health

They know their health is their most important asset. They eat properly, exercise regularly, sleep well and relax.

  1. They are lifelong learners

They know learning is a lifelong process that does not stop at school or college.

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They travel the world, meet new people, learn new languages, and embrace novel experiences.

  1. They have a sense of humor

They don’t take life too seriously. They laugh at themselves and make people around laugh.

  1. They know people are important

They are intelligent enough to know they are not better than anybody and believe no one is lesser to them.

  1. They don’t take things too personal

They also don’t take thing serious, they don’t really brag and care less about the glory.


Sunday Etom Eni

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