Most Helpful Guys
This is so simple - BOTH!
Take a survey now of powerful men in industry, arts, politics worldwide and in the past: JFK and Jaqueline and Marilyn, Pitt and Jolie, McGraw and Hill, Wilbur Ross and his wife...
For us serfs, a man may like eye-candy on his arm, however, a partner who combats intelligently, challenging preconceived notions ala (Revolutionary Road - Kate Winslet/LeonardoDeCaprio early premise of the book/movie) just make a perfect couple.
I'll admit it, I prefer beauty to intelligence. But there are other characteristics besides intelligence which i prefer over beauty. For me, a sense of humour and an outgoing personality outweigh beauty.
Most Helpful Girl
If i say only intelligence , would be a lie. You choose them first because of their appearance, then you get to know them, you like them more because of characteristics , intelligence.. etc :)
But in the end their appearance is just the beginning, and they are already the best in your eyes.