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Author: Albert Einstein
'The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.'


Author: Henry Ford
'Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.'


Author: Ray Bradbury
'If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.'


Author: Ernest Hemingway
'An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.'


Author: Voltaire
'Common sense is not so common.'


Author: Confucius
'Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.'


Author: Alan Alda
'Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.'


Author: Salvador Dali
'Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.'


Author: Mark Twain
'I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.'


Author: Catherine Deneuve
'A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.'


Author: Roy H. Williams
'A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.'


Author: Socrates
'I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'Information is not knowledge.'


Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
'Talent hits a target no one else can hit Genius hits a target no one else can see.'


Author: Napoleon Hill
'Action is the real measure of intelligence.'


Author: Scott Adams
'If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?'


Author: Stephen Hawking
'Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.'


Author: Dolly Parton
'I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.'


Author: Ronald Reagan
'There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'All intelligent thoughts have already been thought what is necessary is only to try to think them again.'


Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
'The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.'


Author: Jonathan Swift
'When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.'


Author: Aristotle
'Wit is educated insolence.'


Author: Albert Camus
'An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.'


Author: Aristotle
'There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.'


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Genius always finds itself a century too early.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.'


Author: Julius Charles Hare
'Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.'


Author: Don Herold
'It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.'


Author: Paul Cezanne
'Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.'


Author: George Bernard Shaw
'It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.'


Author: Blaise Pascal
'Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.'


Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
'I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.'


Author: Bill Watterson
'The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.'


Author: Steve Jobs
'I'm an optimist in the sense that I believe humans are noble and honorable, and some of them are really smart. I have a very optimistic view of individuals.'


Author: George Orwell
'We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.'


Author: Plutarch
'The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.'


Author: Helen Keller
'Knowledge is love and light and vision.'


Author: Carl Sagan
'The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.'


Author: Roger Ebert
'Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.'


Author: A. A. Milne
'Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.'


Author: Gracie Allen
'Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.'


Author: Sigmund Freud
'What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.'


Author: Janis Joplin
'Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.'


Author: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
'Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.'


Author: Helen Gurley Brown
'My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.'


Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
'An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.'


Author: Holbrook Jackson
'Genius is initiative on fire.'


Author: Sigmund Freud
'The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.'


Author: Samuel Goldwyn
'Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.'


Author: George Orwell
'There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.'


Author: Carl Jung
'We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.'


Author: Carl Jung
'Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.'


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
'Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it.'


Author: T. S. Eliot
'There is no method but to be very intelligent.'


Author: Augustus Hare
'The intellect of the wise is like glass it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.'


Author: E. B. White
'Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.'


Author: Friedrich Schiller
'Every true genius is bound to be naive.'


Author: John Fowles
'There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid.'


Author: Robert Anton Wilson
'Belief is the death of intelligence.'


Author: Timothy Leary
'We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.'


Author: Deepak Chopra
'To think is to practice brain chemistry.'


Author: Ed Parker
'The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.'


Author: Josh Billings
'Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.'


Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
'Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.'


Author: Spiro T. Agnew
'An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.'


Author: Lena Horne
'Always be smarter than the people who hire you.'


Author: Marcel Proust
'Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.'


Author: Michel de Montaigne
'It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.'


Author: Lewis Carroll
'It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.'


Author: Robert Kiyosaki
'You have to be smart. The easy days are over.'


Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
'We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.'


Author: Woodrow Wilson
'I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.'


Author: Ernest Newman
'The higher the voice the smaller the intellect.'


Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
'Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.'


Author: Diogenes
'Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.'


Author: Susan Sontag
'Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.'


Author: Josh Billings
'There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.'


Author: Charles Kettering
'A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.'


Author: Daniel Goleman
'The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.'


Author: James Whistler
'I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.'


Author: Tom Robbins
'If little else, the brain is an educational toy.'


Author: John Astin
'People are smarter than you might think.'


Author: Don Herold
'There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.'


Author: G. H. Hardy
'It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.'


Author: Steve Wozniak
'Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.'


Author: Irene Peter
'Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.'


Author: Alan Moore
'Don't leave home without your sword - your intellect.'


Author: Arnold J. Toynbee
'To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.'


Author: Don Van Vliet
'When I see a dolphin, I know it's just as smart as I am.'


Author: Judd Nelson
'Remember to be as smart as you are.'


Author: Frank Carlucci
'Intelligence is not a science.'


Author: Margaret Anderson
'Intellectuals are too sentimental for me.'


Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
'The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.'


Author: Winston Churchill
'Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.'


Author: Michael Jordan
'Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.'


Author: Thomas A. Edison
'Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doin'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.'


Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
'There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind'


Author: Edgar Allan Poe
'Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times.'


Author: Lao Tzu
'If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.'


Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
'The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.'


Author: Steve Jobs
'Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever '


Author: Wayne Dyer
'Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you.'


Author: Henry David Thoreau
'Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.'


Author: George Bernard Shaw
'I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.'


Author: Albert Camus
'The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.'


Author: Malcolm X
'I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense I call it intelligence.'


Author: e. e. cummings
'Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.'


Author: Immanuel Kant
'Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.'


Author: H. L. Mencken
'No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.'


Author: Groucho Marx
'Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.'


Author: Thomas A. Edison
'I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists - proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.'


Author: Barack Obama
'Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enfor'


Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
'If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution.'


Author: Leonardo da Vinci
'Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.'


Author: Michelle Obama
'My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.'


Author: Sun Tzu
'It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.'


Author: Bertrand Russell
'Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.'


Author: Bertrand Russell
'We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.'


Author: John Keats
'Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?'


Author: William F. Buckley, Jr.
'I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.'


Author: Abigail Adams
'I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.'


Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
'Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.'


Author: Aldous Huxley
'Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.'


Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
'There is nothing wrong with America that faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens cannot cure.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.'


Author: Bertrand Russell
'So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.'


Author: James Allen
'Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.'


Author: Stephen Hawking
'It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.'


Author: Hillary Clinton
'In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission report so aptly demonstrates, it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should.'


Author: Pablo Picasso
'Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.'


Author: Sloan Wilson
'Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.'


Author: Stephen Hawking
'There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.'


Author: Marcel Proust
'Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.'


Author: Saint Augustine
'Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.'


Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
'Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.'


Author: Andre Maurois
'People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel.'


Author: Saul Bellow
'A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.'


Author: John Calvin
'There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.'


Author: Honore de Balzac
'For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.'


Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau
'No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.'


Author: Simone Weil
'The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell.'


Author: Margaret J. Wheatley
'In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise.'


Author: Louis Pasteur
'Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought a'


Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
'Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.'


Author: E. Stanley Jones
'Our intentions may be very good, but, because the intelligence is limited, the action may turn out to be a mistake - a mistake, but not necessarily a sin, for sin comes out of a wrong intention.'


Author: Karl A. Menninger
'The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.'


Author: Rose Kennedy
'I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.'


Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
'Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.'


Author: David Bowie
'I'm in awe of the universe, but I don't necessarily believe there's an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is power'


Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
'It occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well.'


Author: Joseph Story
'Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in orde'


Author: David Herbert Lawrence
'Sex and beauty are inseparable, like life and consciousness. And the intelligence which goes with sex and beauty, and arises out of sex and beauty, is intuition.'


Author: Bertolt Brecht
'Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.'


Author: Terry Pratchett
'The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it.'


Author: George Santayana
'Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.'


Author: Virginia Woolf
'There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.'


Author: Theodor Adorno
'Intelligence is a moral category.'


Author: Timothy Leary
'The universe is an intelligence test.'


Author: Laurence J. Peter
'An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.'


Author: John Steinbeck
'It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming.'


Author: Thomas Szasz
'Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.'


Author: Marilyn vos Savant
'Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying.'


Author: Ellen DeGeneres
'My dad is still Christian Scientist. My mom's not, and I'm not. But I believe in God, and that there's a higher power and an intelligence that's bigger than us and that we can rely on. It's not just us, thinking we are the ones in control of everything. T'


Author: Grover Cleveland
'A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.'


Author: Alvin Toffler
'You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.'


Author: Laurence J. Peter
'The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.'


Author: Simone Weil
'The role of the intelligence - that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is merely to submit.'


Author: Simone Weil
'Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.'


Author: J. K. Rowling
'Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.'


Author: William Feather
'One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.'


Author: Margaret J. Wheatley
'Too many problem-solving sessions become battlegrounds where decisions are made based on power rather than intelligence.'


Author: Rush Limbaugh
'George W. Bush attended the intelligence briefing every day. Obama has not even attended half of them. He sends surrogates. That to me is significant.'


Author: Washington Irving
'After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.'


Author: Edward de Bono
'Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.'


Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
'Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.'


Author: Auguste Rodin
'There are unknown forces in nature when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.'


Author: Andrew Jackson
'Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.'


Author: Michael Caine
'I'm every bourgeois nightmare - a Cockney with intelligence and a million dollars.'


Author: Bruce Springsteen
'For me, I was somebody who was a smart young guy who didn't do very well in school. The basic system of education, I didn't fit in my intelligence was elsewhere.'


Author: Harold Pinter
'I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate.'


Author: Konrad Adenauer
'In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.'


Author: Linus Torvalds
'Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.'


Author: William F. Buckley, Jr.
'I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.'


Author: Bill Maher
'The Clinton White House today said they would start to give national security and intelligence briefings to George Bush. I don't know how well this is working out. Today after the first one Bush said, 'I've got one question: What color is the red phone?''


Author: Alan Kay
'Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.'


Author: Julian Assange
'Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.'


Author: Brian Eno
'When our governments want to sell us a course of action, they do it by making sure it's the only thing on the agenda, the only thing everyone's talking about. And they pre-load the ensuing discussion with highly selected images, devious and prejudicial la'


Author: Alan Perlis
'A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Emotion is often what we rely upon to carry us across the unfathomable voids in our intelligence.'


Author: Christopher Columbus
'For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.'


Author: Giacomo Casanova
'I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Human intelligence may not be the best trick nature has to offer.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.'


Author: Tiger Woods
'My dad used to say, 'Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn't influence your intelligence.''


Author: Emile M. Cioran
'Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers.'


Author: Samuel Beckett
'Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.'


Author: Claude Chabrol
'Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence. Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none.'


Author: E. Stanley Jones
'Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence.'


Author: Frank Langella
'Intelligence is enormously sexy.'


Author: John le Carre
'It's part of a writer's profession, as it's part of a spy's profession, to prey on the community to which he's attached, to take away information - often in secret - and to translate that into intelligence for his masters, whether it's his readership or h'


Author: Brad Thor
'We have an incredible warrior class in this country - people in law enforcement, intelligence - and I thank God every night we have them standing fast to protect us from the tremendous amount of evil that exists in the world.'


Author: Walter Lippmann
'The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.'


Author: Andrea Dworkin
'Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use.'


Author: Damon Albarn
'The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there's some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there's a lot of work that's gone into it, so it can't all be just a lie.'


Author: Phaedrus
'The intelligence of few perceives what has been carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind.'


Author: John Podhoretz
'Newt Gingrich has a restless and outsized intelligence that is tragically unleavened by any kind of critical sensibility.'


Author: Jose Mourinho
'Football is a game about feelings and intelligence.'


Author: Alistair Cooke
'Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.'


Author: Miguel de Unamuno
'That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.'


Author: Willa Cather
'All the intelligence and talent in the world can't make a singer. The voice is a wild thing. It can't be bred in captivity. It is a sport, like the silver fox. It happens.'


Author: Arthur C. Clarke
'It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.'


Author: Raymond Chandler
'Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.'


Author: Karl Von Clausewitz
'Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory even more are false, and most are uncertain.'


Author: Stephen Leacock
'Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.'


Author: Henry Adams
'There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.'


Author: Paul Harris
'In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor.'


Author: Joseph Chilton Pearce
'Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.'


Author: David Bailey
'The trouble with people like Tony Blair is they get confused, they think intelligence is education when they're two different things.'


Author: Larry Ellison
'Bill Gates wants people to think he's Edison, when he's really Rockefeller. Referring to Gates as the smartest man in America isn't right... wealth isn't the same thing as intelligence.'


Author: Daymond John
'I'm a big advocate of financial intelligence.'


Author: Quentin Crisp
'Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.'


Author: Margaret J. Wheatley
'Successful organizations, including the Military, have learned that the higher the risk, the more necessary it is to engage everyone's commitment and intelligence.'


Author: William Hague
'I don't deny that there are problems in the intelligence world, but I would argue that in the UK we try to uphold the highest standards in the world.'


Author: Daniel Goleman
'My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs - in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence.'


Author: Alfred North Whitehead
'Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.'


Author: Alfred North Whitehead
'It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.'


Author: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
'Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.'


Author: William Ellery Channing
'God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.'


Author: Sophia Bush
'I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence. I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use it more than a pretty face and status.'


Author: Thomas a Kempis
'Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it.'


Author: Arlen Specter
'If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong.'


Author: Rebecca West
'There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence.'


Author: Grover Cleveland
'Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.'


Author: Henry Adams
'No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.'


Author: Henry Adams
'It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.'


Author: Betty Dodson
'We are constantly protecting the male ego, and it's a disservice to men. If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence, he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend.'


Author: Theodore White
'Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.'


Author: James Lovelock
'There is little evidence that our individual intelligence has improved through recorded history.'


Author: Holly Near
'If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.'


Author: Roberto Cavalli
'I really admire a woman for her intelligence, her personality. Beauty is not enough.'


Author: John McCarthy
'Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information.'


Author: Thomas Moore
'Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.'


Author: Dick Cheney
'It's not just Bin Laden or just those that are involved in the counterterrorism effort. We've gotta cast the net broader than that. But I think it's a - very special tribute that we all owe to the bravery and courage of the men and women in the intelligen'


Author: Lewis Mumford
'One of the functions of intelligence is to take account of the dangers that come from trusting solely to the intelligence.'


Author: Daniel Goleman
'But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job.'


Author: Jean Baudrillard
'The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.'


Author: Lewis Thomas
'It is only when you watch the dense mass of thousands of ants, crowded together around the Hill, blackening the ground, that you begin to see the whole beast, and now you observe it thinking, planning, calculating. It is an intelligence, a kind of live co'


Author: Nicolas Cage
'If I could have been a marine biologist I would have, but I didn't have that kind of intelligence. Numbers were never my strong point.'


Author: John Sununu
'We will have to continue to improve our human intelligence system-something that was, unfortunately, lacking in the years which led up to September 11. This is going to be a continuing process of change.'


Author: John Ciardi
'Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.'


Author: Will Cuppy
'If a cat does something, we call it instinct if we do the same thing, for the same reason, we call it intelligence.'


Author: Robert Mueller
'There'll be differences of opinion in just about every intelligence analysis that you make.'


Author: George Saunders
'A John Updike is a once-in-a-generation phenomenon, if that generation is lucky: so comfortable in so many genres, the same lively, generous intelligence suffusing all he did.'


Author: Russell Lynes
'Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence.'


Author: Harold Pinter
'I don't intend to simply go away and write my plays and be a good boy. I intend to remain an independent and political intelligence in my own right.'


Author: King Abdullah II
'If you look at military and intelligence positions from the 1950s, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has always been against American national interests.'


Author: Titus Livius
'Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.'


Author: Thomas Francis Meagher
'I now bid farewell to the country of my birth - of my passions - of my death a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies - whose factions I sought to quell - whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim - whose freedom has been my fatal dream.'


Author: Jeffrey Kluger
'There are a lot of obstacles in the way of our understanding animal intelligence - not the least being that we can't even agree whether nonhuman species are conscious. We accept that chimps and dolphins experience awareness we like to think dogs and cats '


Author: Portia de Rossi
'I want to exude strength and intelligence.'


Author: Mehmet Oz
'I like shows that have some level of intelligence to them. When it's not as predictable, when you don't know what's coming at you.'


Author: John le Carre
'The Secret Intelligence Service I knew occupied dusky suites of little rooms opposite St James's Park Tube station in London.'


Author: Nicole Appleton
'I find intelligence sexy. I find a sense of humor sexy. I find sensitivity sexy.'


Author: Antonio Gramsci
'I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.'


Author: Jean Anouilh
'Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.'


Author: Freeman Dyson
'The question that will decide our destiny is not whether we shall expand into space. It is: shall we be one species or a million? A million species will not exhaust the ecological niches that are awaiting the arrival of intelligence.'


Author: Raymond Chandler
'Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency.'


Author: Mikhail Bakunin
'I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.'


Author: Ozzy Osbourne
'They say military have the so-called 'secret intelligence' - this amount of intelligence must be very secret, since I've never seen any intelligent military person, nor I have seen any sense in the bloody stupid wars.'


Author: Will Cuppy
'If an animal does something, we call it instinct if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence.'


Author: Clyde Tombaugh
'I think there's a supreme power behind the whole thing, an intelligence. Look at all of the instincts of nature, both animals and plants, the very ingenious ways they survive. If you cut yourself, you don't have to think about it.'


Author: Vidal Sassoon
'It was my mother's idea. Her feeling was that I didn't have the intelligence to pick a trade myself.'


Author: Hulagu Khan
'If you wish to spare yourself and your venerable family, give heed to my advice with the ear of intelligence. If you do not, you will see what God has willed.'


Author: Condoleezza Rice
'We know that there are unaccounted-for Scud and other ballistic missiles in Iraq. And part of the problem is that, since 1998, there has been no way to even get minimal information about those programs except through intelligence means.'


Author: Thierry Henry
'So many people say that obviously my game has changed since I arrived here and I say that it's good that it changed, otherwise it would show a lack of intelligence.'


Author: Joan D. Vinge
'But our society does not grant nontraditional forms of intelligence equal recognition, no matter how much it would help us get along or truly enrich our lives.'


Author: Todd Solondz
'The ability to take pleasure in one's life is a skill and is a kind of intelligence. So intelligence is a hard thing to evaluate and it manifests itself in so many different ways. I do think the ability to know how to live a life and not be miserable is a'


Author: Edward Thorndike
'Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals.'


Author: Jose Bergamin
'A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces.'


Author: Leon Panetta
'Well look, CIA is an agency that has to collect intelligence, do operations. We have to take risks and it's important that we take risks and that we know that we have the support of the government and we have the support of the American people in what we''


Author: Leon Panetta
'You know, as director of the CIA, I got an awful lot of intelligence about all the horrible things that could go on across the world.'


Author: Ben Kingsley
'Hamlet is an astonishing intelligence.'


Author: Christian Lous Lange
'It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality.'


Author: Ethel Waters
'Elia Kazan understood my problems. He was able to bring out the very best in me. He gave me credit for my intelligence.'


Author: Tim Robbins
'Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.'


Author: John Major
'Well, I think there's a distinction between sexing-up the intelligence and sexing-up the presentation of the intelligence.'


Author: David Letterman
'The White House is giving George W. Bush intelligence briefings. You know, some of these jokes just write themselves.'


Author: Daniel Goleman
'When I went on to write my next book, Working With Emotional Intelligence, I wanted to make a business case that the best performers were those people strong in these skills.'


Author: Daniel Goleman
'Emotional intelligence begins to develop in the earliest years. All the small exchanges children have with their parents, teachers, and with each other carry emotional messages.'


Author: Ian Mcewan
'I apologize for being obvious, but every time I watch the curtain come down on even a halfway decent production of a Shakespeare play I feel a little sorrowful that I'll never know the man, or any man of such warm intelligence.'


Author: Ian Mcewan
'True intelligence requires fabulous imagination.'


Author: Henri Bergson
'Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments.'


Author: Raymond Holliwell
'God does not require you to follow His leadings on blind trust. Behold the evidence of an invisible intelligence pervading everything, even your own mind and body.'


Author: Lawrence Eagleburger
'I think what he's - what he believes, and he may be correct, I don't know, that we have some intelligence information that leads us to know some things about what's going on in Iraq that we haven't revealed to others.'


Author: James Marsters
'In Europe they call geeks 'smart people,' and frankly I think we live in a culture that doesn't value intelligence enough so I am very proud in saying that I am a geek.'


Author: John Jay Hooker
'The Constitution was written by 55 educated and highly intelligent men in Philadelphia in 1787, but it was written so that it could be understood by people of limited education and modest intelligence.'


Author: Paul Harris
'The higher the general average of intelligence, all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome, critical, and overbearing.'


Author: Sri Aurobindo
'She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence.'


Author: David Fincher
'I think intelligence is totally subjective it's like sexiness.'


Author: Herbert Read
'The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason.'


Author: Robert Mueller
'Prior to the passage of the Patriot Act, it was very difficult - often impossible - for us to share information with the Central Intelligence Agency, with NSA, with the other intelligence agencies, and likewise, for them to share information with us.'


Author: Robert Mueller
'So there is a foreign intelligence purpose for every one of our FISA warrants.'


Author: Robert Mueller
'In order to be successful against each of these threats, we have to have a presence overseas, work closely not only with our counterparts in the law enforcement community, but also with the intelligence community.'


Author: Jim Lehrer
'I have great faith in the intelligence of the American viewer and reader to put two and two together and come up with four.'


Author: Kevin Kelly
'An organization's intelligence is distributed to the point of being ubiquitous.'


Author: Louis Pasteur
'Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.'


Author: Lindsey Graham
'The intelligence community gets hurt through sequestration.'


Author: John O. Brennan
'While the intelligence profession oftentimes demands secrecy, it is critically important that there be a full and open discourse on intelligence matters with the appropriate elected representatives of the American people.'


Author: Elizabeth Hurley
'I've always wanted to be a spy, and frankly I'm a little surprised that British intelligence has never approached me.'


Author: Edward Thorndike
'From the lowest animals of which we can affirm intelligence up to man this type of intellect is found.'


Author: Michelle Pfeiffer
'I've never met a person who has more integrity than my husband. I respect that. There's his humor and intelligence, too, and he's really cute, all those things - but if you don't respect your partner, you'll get sick of him.'


Author: Emanuel Swedenborg
'The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness.'


Author: Huston Smith
'Human intelligence is a reflection of the intelligence that produces everything. In knowing, we are simply extending the intelligence that comes to and constitutes us. We mimic the mind of God, so to speak. Or better, we continue and extend it.'


Author: William Shenstone
'The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate.'


Author: Lee H. Hamilton
'You'll remember Dr. Rice said that several times: It was not a warning about the place and the method and the time - it was a general warning. And that points out the imperfection, if you would, of our intelligence.'


Author: Mark Kennedy
'All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.'


Author: David Kay
'The Germans certainly - the intelligence service believed that there were WMD. It turns out that we were all wrong, probably in my judgment, and that is most disturbing.'


Author: Jacques Maritain
'Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.'


Author: Mike Mills
'I think that animals aren't less intelligent than humans, they're just of a different intelligence. We have five million smell-sensitive cells in our nose, they have two hundred and fifty million - they can smell emotion. They can smell different types of'


Author: John Key
'Your personality as the prime minister feeds through to what you emphasise, and what you don't, how you'll handle a situation - whether you've got the combination of intelligence or instincts to adapt and to make good decisions.'


Author: Joseph Pulitzer
'An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery.'


Author: Henri Bergson
'Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.'


Author: Henri Bergson
'We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.'


Author: Vicente Fox
'I mean, we must act with intelligence. We must work on this framework, so that immigration becomes an asset to both nations. Believe me, what - just the Mayor Bloomberg said here in New York, that this city would be stopped, totally stopped if it were not'


Author: Sean Parker
'It would be incredibly presumptuous and self-serving of me to believe that Facebook was the end of history. The only way it could possibly be the end of history is if it becomes some sort of artificial super intelligence that takes over the world.'


Author: Chris Tucker
'It takes intelligence to make real comedy, and it takes a reality base to create all that little stuff I like to do that makes you giggle inside.'


Author: Caleb Cushing
'Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People.'


Author: Karlheinz Stockhausen
'And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music.'


Author: Ingrid Newkirk
'Perhaps measuring animal intelligence by comparing it to human intelligence isn't the best litmus test.'


Author: Studs Terkel
'I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information.'


Author: Julian Castro
'I couldn't help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn't one of intelli'


Author: Warren Christopher
'I don't want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence-community estimates should not become public in the way of this city and in the way of Congress.'


Author: Warren Christopher
'The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We're turning over all the information we have, including intelligence information.'


Author: Mike Rogers
'I'm the chairman of the intelligence committee. We don't only get formal briefings, but we collect our information from the intelligence community in a variety of ways.'


Author: Mike Rogers
'Intelligence is playing a more important role in policymaker decisions than I think I've ever seen in my time in Congress or before.'


Author: Doc Hastings
'Since September 11th Congress has created the Department of Homeland Security, more than doubled the homeland security budget and implemented a bipartisan overhaul of our intelligence systems.'


Author: Jacques Barzun
'Schools are not intended to moralize a wicked world, but to impart knowledge and develop intelligence, with only two social aims in mind: prepare to take on one's share in the world's work, and perhaps in addition, lend a hand in improving society, after '


Author: Remy de Gourmont
'Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.'


Author: Paul Cellucci
'These are Canadian and United States intelligence and law enforcement offices who are working in teams and who are using good intelligence and good law enforcement to really stop the criminals and terrorists before they ever get to the border.'


Author: Paul Cellucci
'I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out '


Author: Steven Moffat
'I can't see what's wrong about assuming intelligence in your audience and what's bad news about being rewarded for assuming that.'


Author: Keith Henson
'The rare person is still interested in new advances when they are adults. There is possibly a correlation with intelligence. In any case, you have to be fairly bright to keep learning and changing attitudes as you get older.'


Author: Yuri Milner
'Facebook is at the forefront. It's the company that can fundamentally change the way information is being exchanged and processed. It can be the basis for artificial intelligence to develop over time.'


Author: Yuri Milner
'There is huge demand for artificial intelligence technologies.'


Author: Leland Stanford
'The employer class is less indispensable in the modern organization of industries because the laboring men themselves possess sufficient intelligence to organize into co-operative relation and enjoy the entire benefits of their own labor.'


Author: Leland Stanford
'The right of each individual in any relation to secure to himself the full benefits of his intelligence, his capacity, his industry and skill are among the inalienable inheritances of humanity.'


Author: Barbara Walters
'A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.'


Author: Joseph Franklin Rutherford
'It is conceded by all that man is the very highest type of all living creatures on the earth. His intelligence is far superior to that of any other earthly being.'


Author: Daniel H. Wilson
'I absolutely don't think a sentient artificial intelligence is going to wage war against the human species.'


Author: George Bancroft
'The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.'


Author: Paul Harris
'To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence it is frequently the part of ignorance.'


Author: Jim Ryun
'Guantanamo allows us to secure dangerous detainees without the risk of escape, while at the same time providing us with valuable intelligence information on how best to proceed in the war against terror and prevent future attacks.'


Author: George William Curtis
'Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.'


Author: David Fincher
'I don't know how to depict intelligence.'


Author: Jim Ramstad
'Our intelligence community needs better coordination of operations and exchange of information, and that's why we need an overall director of national intelligence and a national counterterrorism center.'


Author: Jim Ramstad
'I strongly support the call to greatly expand our human intelligence capability to penetrate al Qaeda and gather critical intelligence to prevent terrorist attacks on our homeland.'


Author: Blanche Lincoln
'Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.'


Author: Michael Mandelbaum
'The war on terror, I believe, will be waged by effective intelligence and police work and cruise missiles.'


Author: Morarji Desai
'I do not want to go into its physical reasons: the construction of the human body is different from that of carnivorous animals. But man's intelligence is such that it can be utilised to defend any-thing he does, whether right or wrong.'


Author: Susan Rice
'As Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Barak have repeatedly said, the intelligence and security relationship between the United States and Israel at present is unprecedented. It has never been stronger.'


Author: Fay Wray
'There is a lot of strength and intelligence in Hollywood.'


Author: Gijs de Vries
'In the fight against terrorism, national agencies keep full control over their police forces, security and intelligence agencies and judicial authorities.'


Author: Gijs de Vries
'In intelligence work, there are limits to the amount of information one can share. Confidentiality is essential.'


Author: Gijs de Vries
'You can't get closer to the heart of national sovereignty than national security and intelligence services.'


Author: Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
'Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties.'


Author: Bob Barr
'It is difficult, if not impossible, to argue that laws written in the 1970s are adequate for today's intelligence challenges.'


Author: Lord Mountbatten
'Prince Charles is an absolute Mountbatten. The real intelligence in the royal family comes through my parents to Prince Philip and the children.'


Author: Christine Baranski
'Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity.'


Author: Victoria Principal
'Oprah is so bright, and her intelligence is so piercing that I don't think anyone who spends a few minutes with her isn't struck by that.'


Author: Scott Ritter
'When I resigned, I put the U.S. Government on notice that I'm going to stick to policy issues, that I have no intention of going out and blowing the cover off of the intelligence operations, that those are truly sensitive and they should not be exposed.'


Author: Michael K. Simpson
'The original PATRIOT Act greatly increased our nation's ability to share intelligence information, made better use of technology, and provided terrorism investigators tools that have long been available in cases involving illegal drugs and organized crime'


Author: Peter King
'We can't gather the intelligence we need to foil future attacks, if we are blindly granting terrorists the right to remain silent. But for some reason, we've already done that - with the terrorist who tried to bring down Flight 253.'


Author: Tony Gilroy
'Everyone I know who used to be in the intelligence community is moving into the corporate world.'


Author: John O. Brennan
'I do not - I never believed it's better to kill a terrorist than to detain him. We want to detain as many terrorists as possible so we can elicit the intelligence from them in the appropriate manner so that we can disrupt follow-on terrorist attacks.'


Author: John O. Brennan
'The actions that we take on the counterterrorism front, again, are to take actions against individuals where we believe that the intelligence base is so strong and the nature of the threat is so grave and serious, as well as imminent, that we have no reco'


Author: John O. Brennan
'We are in this business, whether it be intelligence or the government, to protect freedom, democracy and liberty, not to violate that.'


Author: John O. Brennan
'I will not, nor will I ever, publicly divulge sensitive intelligence sources and methods. For when that happens, our national security is endangered and lives can be lost.'


Author: John O. Brennan
'As a former career intelligence professional, I have a profound appreciation for the value of intelligence. Intelligence disrupts terrorist plots and thwarts attacks. Intelligence saves lives.'


Author: Andrew Greeley
'Would it not be much better to have a president who deliberately lied to the people because he thought a war was essential than to have one who was so dumb as to be taken in by intelligence agencies, especially those who told him what he wanted to hear?'


Author: Ron Silver
'But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see.'


Author: Robert M. Gates
'When I was the director of Central Intelligence in the early '90s, I tried to get the Air Force to partner with us in building drones. And they didn't want to, because they had no pilots.'


Author: Adam Schiff
'But it is equally incontrovertible that if our intelligence gathering process is seriously flawed, we had better find out and find out fast if we are to avoid another Sept. 11.'


Author: Adam Schiff
'The prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be essential if we are to avoid another September 11th.'


Author: Brad Thor
'Some of the best fan mail I get are from our men and women in the military and intelligence communities. They say, 'Boy you do your homework, this is exactly how we're doing it.''


Author: Jon Porter
'The Patriot Act removed major legal barriers that prevented the law enforcement, intelligence, and national defense communities from talking and coordinating their work to protect the American people and our national security.'


Author: John Frankenheimer
'I sought Ben Affleck because I needed an everyman for this role. Ben appeals to men and women. He gives you a sense of intelligence, the notion of a guy who can think on his feet.'


Author: Robyn Hitchcock
'People's intelligence tends to be in inverse proportion to their number. People don't tend to get smarter as they get into bigger groups.'


Author: Joan Cusack
'I take parenting incredibly seriously. I want to be there for my kids and help them navigate the world, and develop skills, emotional intelligence, to enjoy life, and I'm lucky to be able to do that and have two healthy, normal boys.'


Author: David Kay
'I also believe that it is time to begin the fundamental analysis of how we got here, what led us here and what we need to do in order to ensure that we are equipped with the best possible intelligence as we face these issues in the future.'


Author: Bob Graham
'I have had national security background, 10 years on the Intelligence Committee, the last two years as chair.'


Author: Bob Graham
'We ought to recognize that we have an offensive responsibility to take the war to the terrorists where they are. That responsibility has waned in the last year as military and intelligence resources were withdrawn from Afghanistan and Pakistan to be used '


Author: Bob Graham
'We need to make a greater investment in human intelligence.'


Author: Bob Graham
'During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline.'


Author: Bob Graham
'This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq.'


Author: Pat Brown
'In reality, serial killers are of average intelligence.'


Author: Chris Chocola
'The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged with protecting the Nation from terrorism.'


Author: Chris Chocola
'Legislation passed in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 enhanced our intelligence capabilities and strengthened our national defense, but until now our nation's immigration policies have not adapted to the needs of a post-September 11th world.'


Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
'The great corporations of this country were not founded by ordinary people. They were founded by people with extraordinary intelligence, ambition, and aggressiveness.'


Author: Ray Kurzweil
'By the 2030s, the nonbiological portion of our intelligence will predominate.'


Author: Morris West
'If God be God and man a creature made in image of the divine intelligence, his noblest function is the search for truth.'


Author: Zbigniew Brzezinski
'We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States.'


Author: Cofer Black
'I was an intelligence officer, not a policy-maker.'


Author: John Bruton
'The E.U. has moved to combat global terrorism by instituting common European arrest and evidence warrants and creating a joint situation center to pool and analyze intelligence.'


Author: Charles Foster Bass
'As a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, I will be participating in several hearings on the startling revelations contained in the report.'


Author: Charles Foster Bass
'The Intelligence Committee will also examine present counterintelligence programs for the Department of Energy, the National Laboratories, and the Department of Defense.'


Author: George J. Mitchell
'I had been involved in U.S. intelligence in Berlin, Germany, while in the military and had worked with a contact with the Central Intelligence Agency office there.'


Author: George Woodcock
'I began even as a boy to realize how wide the world can be for a man of free intelligence.'


Author: Kristin Hersh
'I've always chosen my band members based on their sense of humor. It might sound stupid, but it means not only are they fun to live with on a tour bus for years, but humor implies intelligence.'


Author: Richard Perle
'George Tenet has been the director of central intelligence since 1997, time enough to have changed the Agency's culture. He has failed. He should go.'


Author: Danny Aiello
'People have an image of Italians. When I go somewhere in the world, I don't care where it is, when they look at me it's not about my intelligence. It's who can I beat up.'


Author: Danny Aiello
'Look, people have an image of Italians. When I go somewhere in the world, I don't care where it is, when they look at me it's not about my intelligence. It's who can I beat up.'


Author: Lynn Margulis
'Despite our very recent appearance on the planet, humanity combines arrogance with increasing material demands, even as we become more numerous. Our toughness is a delusion. Have we the intelligence and discipline to vigilantly guard against our tendency '


Author: Curt Weldon
'Louis Freeh said on national TV that actionable intelligence could have allowed us to stop the hijackings.'


Author: Curt Weldon
'How can faceless bureaucrats in an intelligence agency deny brave soldiers a chance to tell the truth?'


Author: Michael Scheuer
'One of the great intellectual failures of the American intelligence community, and especially the counterterrorism community, is to assume if someone hasn't attacked us, it's because he can't or because we've defeated him.'


Author: Michael Scheuer
'I'm much better informed than Mr. Clarke ever was about the nature of the intelligence that was available again Osama bin Laden and which was consistently denigrated by himself and Mr. Tenet.'


Author: Daniel Hannan
'The 'Robben Island Bible' has arrived at the British Museum. It's a garish thing, its cover plastered with pink and gold Hindu images, designed to hide its contents. Within is the finest collection of words generated by human intelligence: the complete wo'


Author: Frank Rich
'Someday we'll learn the whole story of why George W. Bush brushed off that intelligence briefing of Aug. 6, 2001, 'Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.' But surely a big distraction was the major speech he was readying for delivery on Aug. 9, his first '


Author: Douglas Feith
'They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons.'


Author: Jim Sensenbrenner
'Terrorists continue to exploit divisions between law enforcement and the intelligence communities that limit the sharing of vital counterterrorism information.'


Author: Michael Chertoff
'We've done it in intelligence sharing and certain elements of security. There were parts of the department, in fact, that worked very well in Katrina, like the Coast Guard and TSA.'


Author: Lactantius
'There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection, who does not understand that it is one Being who both created all things and governs them with the same energy by which He created them.'


Author: Marvin Hamlisch
'You mustn't underestimate an audience's intelligence.'


Author: Robert Sternberg
'Well, first of all, we did lots of studies where we show practical intelligence doesn't correlate with G. We have probably two dozen studies that practical intelligence better predicts job success than IQ.'


Author: Janis Karpinski
'In November, they transferred control of Abu Ghraib to the military intelligence command completely it was, after all, the center for interrogations for Iraq.'


Author: Janis Karpinski
'The day after the prison was transferred to the military intelligence command, they had an entire battalion - 1,200, 1,500 soldiers - arrive at Abu Ghraib just for force protection alone.'


Author: Janis Karpinski
'Military intelligence interrogators, however, their goal is to get information, to save lives, to stop the war, to find Saddam - whatever the information is going to be used for, at whatever cost.'


Author: Howard Gardner
'I need to add that my work on multiple intelligences received a huge boost in 1995 when Daniel Goleman published his book on emotional intelligence. I am often confused with Dan. Initially, though Dan and I are longtime friends, this confusion irritated m'


Author: Andrew Eldritch
'People have taught me not to look for intelligence in rockmusic.'


Author: Marya Mannes
'In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.'


Author: Oded Fehr
'I did my military service from 1989 - 92 and I was never shot at or had to fire on anybody. I was very lucky. I was more involved in intelligence and counter-intelligence.'


Author: Remy de Gourmont
'We live less and less, and we learn more and more. Sensibility is surrendering to intelligence.'


Author: Vernor Vinge
'Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence.'


Author: Vernor Vinge
'But every time our ability to access information and to communicate it to others is improved, in some sense we have achieved an increase over natural intelligence.'


Author: Vernor Vinge
'I am suggesting that we recognize that in network and interface research there is something as profound (and potential wild) as Artificial Intelligence.'


Author: Paul Graham
'If you imagine someone with 100 percent determination and 100 percent intelligence, you can discard a lot of intelligence before they stop succeeding. But if you start discarding determination, you very quickly get an ineffectual and perpetual grad studen'


Author: Carl Levin
'The intelligence failures with respect to Iraq were massive and have damaged our credibility around the world.'


Author: Carl Levin
'When a decision is made to go to war based on intelligence, it is a fateful decision. It has ramifications and impacts way beyond the current months and years.'


Author: Carl Levin
'Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.'


Author: Leonard Boswell
'I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad.'


Author: Leonard Boswell
'The 9/11 Commission strongly recommends that the National Intelligence Director be fully in control of the budget, from developing it to implementing it, to ensuring that the National Intelligence Director has the clout to make decisions.'


Author: Leonard Boswell
'The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget.'


Author: Clare Short
'I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear - Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence services trying to press them. I had to make sure that we didn't promise a misuse of aid in a way that would be illegal.'


Author: Brendan Coyle
'The qualities I am looking for in Miss Right are intelligence and humour.'


Author: Samuel Morse
'If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.'


Author: John Sherman Cooper
'The intelligence investigation under the leadership of Senator Church, which I know has helped cause this investigation by you, points out that the agencies did not disclose certain facts to us and that certain plots were going on.'


Author: Mike Leigh
'My work requires acting at its most committed - it demands actors of enormous resilience, but also intelligence and wit. It doesn't work for narcissistic or selfish actors.'


Author: Frank Carlucci
'Policymakers have to make judgments based on the best intelligence they get.'


Author: Frank Carlucci
'My understanding is that what was provided was general order of battle information, not operational intelligence. I certainly have no knowledge of US participation in preparing battle and strike packages and doubt strongly that that occurred.'


Author: Frank Carlucci
'I can remember when I was National Security Adviser, the intelligence community told us... they put out an intelligence report saying that Iran would never back off from attacks on shipping in the Gulf if we use force.'


Author: Frank Carlucci
'And I argued with that intelligence estimate and I think it is a responsibility of policymakers to use their best judgment on the basis of the intelligence they've received.'


Author: Stephen Cambone
'We have been working hard to think about what our combined needs are going to be in the way of intelligence capabilities, not today but 15 to 20 years in the future.'


Author: Stephen Cambone
'Over the course of two years, we arrived at a point where we began to look at the value added by making information more easily accessible across the intelligence community, both defense and national.'


Author: Stephen Cambone
'One is to ensure that the war fighters and the intelligence analysts get the information that they need when they need it, in a format that's useful to them.'


Author: Stephen Cambone
'But by providing the background picture - the universal situational awareness that we desire - by showing the anomalies, the Space-Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence.'


Author: Jim Parsons
'I think intelligence is usually sexy until it becomes irritating. After that, you're stuck.'


Author: Tanith Lee
'If they had said my writing wasn't good enough, fair enough, that's an opinion. But to say it's too complex is to insult the intelligence of the so-called young.'


Author: Jeffrey Jones
'I've gotten to go wonderful places, meet interesting and intelligent people, and I started of course in the theatre and continue to work in the theatre where there is some intelligence involved in it.'


Author: Catharine Beecher
'As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul.'


Author: Michael Polanyi
'Human beings exercise responsibilities within a social setting and a framework of obligations which transcend the principle of intelligence.'


Author: Norman McLaren
'But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality - a consciousness of the human intelligence, the human spirit and that man is a social creature.'


Author: Maurice Saatchi
'Advertising must respect the intelligence of its audience and if it does not prompt them to think, it will be instantly dismissed.'


Author: John Mica
'We're not trying to harass the average American. We need to convert this now to a risk-based system, with TSA concentrating and focusing on intelligence, on security, setting up again the parameters of which we do this.'


Author: Ida B. Wells
'The mob spirit has grown with the increasing intelligence of the Afro-American.'


Author: Ferdinand Mount
'According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts.'


Author: Prince Andrew
'The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything.'


Author: Marsha Blackburn
'Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both '


Author: Gary Gygax
'When AI approximates Machine Intelligence, then many online and computer-run RPGs will move towards actual RPG activity. Nonetheless, that will not replace the experience of 'being there,' any more than seeing a theatrical motion picture can replace the s'


Author: William Irwin Thompson
'Not all intelligence can be artificial now, so if we make a mistake, the consequences are no longer simply located within an institution or a national culture.'


Author: Martin McGuinness
'The fact is that a car used by Gerry Adams and myself during the course of the Mitchell review was bugged by elements within British military intelligence.'


Author: Frederica Montseny
'In Spain, we should have enough intelligence, enough sense of individual and collective responsibility to do for ourselves that which would be imposed upon us by a dictatorship.'


Author: William Hedgcock Webster
'The people who work in intelligence work are more conscious, more apt to be attentive.'


Author: Joel Kinnaman
'There's a lot of neuroscience now raising the question, 'Is all the intelligence in the human body in the brain?', and they're finding out that, no, it's not like that. The body has intelligence itself, and we're much more of an organic creature in that w'


Author: Barry Zito
'I refuse to be molded into some stereotypical ballplayer that has no interests, really, no life, no depth, no intelligence.'


Author: Eriq La Salle
'So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don't respect their intelligence.'


Author: Saxby Chambliss
'Intelligence is our first line of defense against terrorism, and we must improve the collection capabilities and analysis of intelligence to protect the security of the United States and its allies.'


Author: Saxby Chambliss
'The security of the United States, which is so dependent on having accurate and timely intelligence, is not a Republican or a Democratic issue.'


Author: Roger Wicker
'Since 2001, the Patriot Act has provided the means to detect and disrupt terrorist threats against the U.S. Prior to enactment of the law, major legal barriers prevented intelligence, national defense, and law enforcement agencies from working together an'


Author: George H. Mead
'The intelligence of the lower forms of animal life, like a great deal of human intelligence, does not involve a self.'


Author: Clifford D. Simak
'Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning.'


Author: Ron Jaworski
'The heartbeat of a football team is the quarterback position and I think everyone who has any intelligence about the game understands you must have consistency at that position to be a championship team.'


Author: Paul Bremer
'If you look back today over the last 25 years, it is a fact that we have had a progressive degeneration of our intelligence community in general in particular in the field of human intelligence.'


Author: Erin Gray
'We have three centers: the emotional center, the intellectual center, and the physical body center. Each one of them has its own intelligence. How much better would we be if all three were working in unison?'


Author: William Least Heat-Moon
'The negative cost of Lewis and Clark entering the Garden of Eden is that later expeditions regardless of what they were intended to do, later expeditions did not deal with the native peoples with the intelligence with the almost kindly resolve that Lewis '


Author: Pratibha Patil
'Women have talent and intelligence but, due to social constraints and prejudices, it is still a long distance away from the goal of gender equality.'


Author: Richard Ben-Veniste
'Well, our position, and our chairman has talked about this extensively, is that we had a lot of intelligence prior to 9/11. We knew that two al Qaeda operatives who ultimately participated in the 9/11 disaster were in the United States. We didn't find the'


Author: Charles Evans Hughes
'Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day.'


Author: January Jones
'I feel as though my career really hit its high point when I was cast as a supporting actress in 'American Wedding'. I thought the script had a lot of depth and intelligence, and it really just jumped off the page.'


Author: David Blunkett
'Judy, we think that since the 11th of September, 2001, we've faced a similar heightened threat level. And we've been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence and security information and the assessment of that information, because that's the crucial el'


Author: Giorgio Vasari
'Art owes its origin to Nature herself... this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence which has not only made us superior to the other animals, but like God Himself, if I may venture'


Author: Jeff Hawkins
'The key to artificial intelligence has always been the representation.'


Author: Jeff Hawkins
'Prediction is not just one of the things your brain does. It is the primary function of the neo-cortex, and the foundation of intelligence.'


Author: Charles Williams
'Job plunges into a series of demands on and accusations of God which may be and indeed are epigrams of high intelligence, but are not noticeably patient.'


Author: Oliver Joseph Lodge
'The hypothesis of surviving intelligence and personality - not only surviving but anxious and able with difficulty to communicate - is the simplest and most straightforward and the only one that fits all the facts.'


Author: Oliver Joseph Lodge
'In other cases, when the medium becomes entranced, the demonstration of a communicator's separate intelligence may become stronger and the sophistication less.'


Author: Lawrence Hargrave
'It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up.'


Author: Alexander Downer
'Well, it's a - I don't want to disappoint you, but it's a time worn tradition of Australian Governments over many years not to get into any discussion about that aspect of intelligence matters.'


Author: Jerry Cantrell
'Rehearsals and this band are two words that don't really go together, kinda like Military Intelligence.'


Author: Tyrese Gibson
'The beautiful thing about my intelligence is that it doesn't really come in one specific department. So even if something hasn't happened to me, I have information on how to get you through whatever you may be going through.'


Author: Carole King
'I think Madonna has a great deal of intelligence and capability. I have a lot of respect for her. She's taken her career and maximized it with intelligence and creativity.'


Author: Tony Goldwyn
'I feel audiences are not given enough credit for their intelligence.'


Author: George Tenet
'The only people that ever stand up and tell the truth are who? Intelligence officers. Because our culture is, never break faith with the truth. We'll tell you, you don't have to drag it out of us.'


Author: George Tenet
'Here's the teaching point, if you're teaching kids about intelligence and policy: Intelligence does not absolve policymakers of responsibility to ask tough questions, and it doesn't absolve them of having curiosity about the consequences of their actions.'


Author: George Tenet
'As a nation we have, over the past seven years, been rebuilding our intelligence with powerful capabilities that many thought we would no longer need after the Cold War. We have been rebuilding our clandestine service, our satellite and other technical co'


Author: George Tenet
'To understand a difficult topic like Iraq takes patience and care. Unfortunately, you rarely hear a patient, careful or thoughtful discussion of intelligence these days.'


Author: George Tenet
'By definition, intelligence deals with the unclear, the unknown, the deliberately hidden. What the enemies of the United States hope to deny we work to reveal.'


Author: George Tenet
'When I came to the CIA in the mid-'90s, our graduating class of case officers was unbelievably low. Now, after years of rebuilding, our training programs and putting our best efforts to recruit the most talented men and women, we are graduating more cland'


Author: John George Nicolay
'Lincoln's stature and strength, his intelligence and ambition - in short, all the elements which gave him popularity among men in New Salem, rendered him equally attractive to the fair sex of that village.'


Author: Gloria Naylor
'The intelligence community, for the most part, has no accountability at all to the Congress, to us the American people, and so they feel that they above the law.'


Author: John Pistole
'I want to improve TSA's counterterrorism focus through intelligence and cutting edge technology, support the TSA workforce, and strengthen the agency's relationships with stakeholders and the traveling public. All of these priorities are interconnected an'


Author: John Pistole
'The reason we are doing these types of pat downs and using the advanced imagery technology is trying to take the latest intelligence and how we know al Qaeda and affiliates want to hurt us, they want to bring down whether it is passenger air craft or carg'


Author: Jane Harman
'So, you know, I think that Democrats are being more successful in Congress and I'm really going to be proud of the role I will play tomorrow as ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee when this bill passes.'


Author: Jane Harman
'A lot of the things that we've been able to do in the last several years were Democratic ideas, including the structure for this new director of national intelligence.'


Author: Jane Harman
'The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security.'


Author: Jane Harman
'We can no longer expect an Intelligence Community that is mostly male and mostly white to be able to monitor and infiltrate suspicious organizations or terrorist groups.'


Author: Linda Hunt
'I can't be a man. But I can embrace the head of a man, the intelligence of a man, the spirit of a man.'


Author: Chauncey Wright
'The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man.'


Author: Godfried Danneels
'Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey.'


Author: Peter Schuyler
'Could it be that all those reports coming from our own intelligence that Bush ignored was right all along? Could it be that the UN was right all along?'


Author: Jeff Sessions
'I certainly believe that improving our intelligence is of important national interest.'


Author: Markus Wolf
'Making use of human weaknesses in intelligence work is a logical matter. It keeps coming up, and of course you try to look at all the aspects that interest you in a human being.'


Author: Markus Wolf
'I feel that I, and the people under my command, tried to use all the traditional methods of recruiting agents which were also used by other intelligence services adopting also means like pressure, money, sex - but that did not characterize my service.'


Author: Brad Delson
'I'm inspired by the sheer ingenuity and intelligence possessed by my fellow band mates.'


Author: Peter Sotos
'If you look at the publishers I've worked with, generally, they're a great bunch. Creation is unlike any other publishing house you can think of. The people I've worked with have integrity and intelligence and, almost always, less money than ideas.'


Author: Bill Nelson
'The terrorist uses surprise and stealth, and the only way to defeat that is by having accurate and timely intelligence.'


Author: Louis Freeh
'Collecting intelligence information is like trying to drink water out of a fire hydrant. You know, in hindsight It's great. The problem is there's a million dots at the time.'


Author: Louis Freeh
'And I understand that, I testified in closed hearings over eight years because there are intelligence matters, there are sensitive matters that should not be held in a public hearing.'


Author: Alexander Mackenzie
'I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number'


Author: Cofer Black
'We worked to develop our own operations to advance U.S. counterterrorism objectives by penetrating terrorist safe havens and collecting intelligence that would inform policy and enable our own operations.'


Author: Cofer Black
'The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish.'


Author: David K. Shipler
'Affairs of state tend to drive most presidents toward the center on both foreign and domestic policy, no matter where on the political spectrum they begin, and especially so in the areas of intelligence and law enforcement.'


Author: Pat Roberts
'First, I have the privilege of being Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. It is not an oxymoron I assure you.'


Author: Stephen Hadley
'That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence.'


Author: Pierre Laval
'But the same intelligence compels Germany to practise the same policy.'


Author: Peter Pace
'Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership.'


Author: Bobby Ray Inman
'You want to keep intelligence separate from policy.'


Author: Bobby Ray Inman
'Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas.'


Author: Bobby Ray Inman
'The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency.'


Author: Rafik Hariri
'I never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer has ever pointed a gun to his head.'


Author: Edgar Rice Burroghs
'Imagination is but another name for super intelligence.'


Author: Richard Shelby
'I believe that reforming our intelligence community is one of the most important things that we can do in order to ensure that our country is in fact safer, stronger and wiser.'


Author: David Hunt
'The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything except inside their bureau.'


Author: Chris Cannon
'Our men and women in uniform deserve the best intelligence possible to help them protect America.'


Author: Albert Wynn
'I think we need to ask serious questions about how we engage militarily, when we engage militarily, and on what basis we engage militarily. What kind of intelligence do we have to justify a military engagement?'


Author: Jay Rockefeller
'Pat Roberts and I both feel very strongly that when we get to Iran, that we can't make the same mistakes. We have to ask the questions, the hard questions before, not afterwards, and get the right intelligence.'


Author: Ted Stevens
'I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill. I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard work in coming to an agreement. As with any conference, each voice is heard, but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved.'


Author: Ted Stevens
'I do have concerns about the current efforts to restructure our nation's intelligence community.'


Author: Ted Stevens
'I am not opposed to intelligence reform on its face, but any changes should reflect the current context.'


Author: Michael Crapo
'It is not government's job to mandate responsibility on our behalf. We have the intelligence and good sense to make wise consumption choices for ourselves and our children. It is up to us to do what is best for our health and our children's health.'


Author: Richard Armitage
'The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war - diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power - and we are developing new tools as we g'


Author: Peter Thiel
'People don't want to believe that technology is broken. Pharmaceuticals, robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology - all these areas where the progress has been a lot more limited than people think. And the question is why.'


Author: John Fiske
'We now witness the constructive work on a foundation that will endure through the ages. That foundation is the god of science - revealed to us in terms that will harmonize with our intelligence.'


Author: Kelly Ayotte
'As a former attorney general. I have the greatest respect for the criminal justice system. But it is not good at intelligence gathering.'


Author: Charles F. Bass
'For four years, I listened to stories of intelligence failures, and it wasn't due to incompetence of anyone in the system, but that the system is so arcane.'


Author: Lucien Bouchard
'It's the continuation of everyone's childhood to see these young children who grow up full of life, full of intelligence, full of a sense of wonder. And within an instant they're gone from this world. It's terrible.'


Author: Douglas Hofstadter
'For 13 to be unlucky would require there to be some kind of cosmic intelligence that counts things that humans count and that also makes certain things happen on certain dates or in certain places according to whether the number 13 'is involved' or not (w'


Author: John Sterling
'Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.'


Author: Randy Forbes
'Since the tragedies, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, and most importantly, to share intelligence information among government agencies and departments.'


Author: Nichelle Nichols
'I think anybody with any intelligence sits down and sees Star Trek not a kids' show.'


Author: Matt Walsh
'Although I do use some of my psychology training in comedy, but it's more like pop psychology, not a course of treatment or anything. To me, it's more like social intelligence.'


Author: Wayne White
'Almost all Iraqis with any previous experience in the intelligence business are Sunni Arab, increasing the risk of penetration of the new intelligence apparatus by the insurgency.'


Author: Seymour Hersh
'It doesn't matter that Bush scares the hell out of me. What matters is that he scares the hell out of a lot of very important people in Washington who can't speak out, in the military, in the intelligence community.'


Author: Vernon A. Walters
'Americans have always had an ambivalent attitude toward intelligence. When they feel threatened, they want a lot of it, and when they don't, they regard the whole thing as somewhat immoral.'


Author: James Randolph Adams
'Millions of dollars' worth of advertising shows such little respect for the reader's intelligence that it amounts almost to outright insult.'


Author: John Scarlett
'The skills of the British intelligence community are a great national asset.'


Author: Lizzie Brochere
'Of course I believe in aliens. I think it's very egocentric to think that there's nothing else with intelligence in the whole universe.'


Author: Ted Bell
'Every major player is working on this technology of artificial intelligence. As of now, it's benign... but I would say that the day is not far off when artificial intelligence as applied to cyber warfare becomes a threat to everybody.'


Author: James Joseph Sylvester
'The object of pure physics is the unfolding of the laws of the intelligible world the object of pure mathematics that of unfolding the laws of human intelligence.'


Author: Charles Cumming
'I'm fascinated by the journey that an intelligent and an ambitious woman makes in the professional world in contrast to the journey that a man of similar ambition, of similar intelligence makes. What sort of concessions does a woman have to make? Does she'


Author: Leopold Trepper
'Week after week, the heads of Red Army Intelligence received updates on the Wehrmacht's preparations.'


Author: Richard M. Helms
'Yes we have a specific procedure which we follow in all cases where the Agency is in contact, for the purposes of acquiring intelligence or whatever the case may be, with an individual.'


Author: Richard M. Helms
'This also turned out to be negative, so there is no material in the Central Intelligence Agency, either in the records or in the mind of any of the individuals, that there was any contact had or even contemplated with him.'


Author: Pete Hoekstra
'The danger of having the military take over intelligence is that the military has a very different perspective on the world.'


Author: Annie Jump Cannon
'Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all.'


Author: John Michael Hayes
'Nothing has caused the human race so much trouble as intelligence.'


Author: Ken Lucas
'The Bush administration also was not straightforward about the intelligence it had, releasing tenuous information that fit its goal of attacking Iraq. I feel deceived.'


Author: Charles Munch
'Music is an art that expresses the inexpressible. It rises far above what words can mean or the intelligence define. Its domain is the imponderable and impalpable land of the unconscious.'


Author: Shirley Hazzard
'Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.'


Author: Arthur H. Compton
'It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence - an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered - 'In the beginning, God.''


Author: Paul Claudel
'Intelligence is nothing without delight.'


Author: Cristina Kirchner
'I think America has more than enough maturity and intelligence to start exercising its world leadership responsibly.'


Author: Carrie Chapman Catt
'There are whole precincts of voters in this country whose united intelligence does not equal that of one representative American woman.'


Author: James Clavell
'God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible.'


Author: James Hal Cone
'Truth knows no color it appeals to intelligence.'


Author: Bernard Liautaud
'I believe Business Objects is on the cusp of becoming a multi-billion-dollar sales company. There is tremendous growth potential for business intelligence.'


Author: David M. Shoup
'To lack intelligence is to be in the ring blindfolded.'


Author: James R. Bath
'I am not a member of the CIA or any other intelligence agency.'


Author: Aldrich Ames
'I found that our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never, or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union.'


Author: Aldrich Ames
'In my professional work with the Agency, by the late '70s, I had come to question the value of a great deal of what we were doing, in terms of the intelligence agency's impact on American policy.'


Author: Aldrich Ames
'Our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never, or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union.'


Author: Aldrich Ames
'There are so many things a large intelligence espionage organization can do to justify its existence, that people can get promotions for, because it could result in results.'


Author: Aldrich Ames
'The resistance of policy-makers to intelligence is not just founded on an ideological presupposition. They distrust intelligence sources and intelligence officials because they don't understand what the real problems are.'


Author: Aldrich Ames
'We had periodic crises in this country when the technical intelligence didn't support the policy. We had the bomber gap, the missile gap.'


Author: Aldrich Ames
'Foreign Ministry guys don't become agents. Party officials, the Foreign Ministry nerds, tend not to volunteer to Western intelligence agencies.'


Author: E. Howard Hunt
'I wasn't privy to all of the intelligence that was coming in about Guatemala, but I did see the traffic that was coming in from Guatemala City, because it was very relevant to me, and of course I exchanged what I had with the chief of station in Guatemala'

 

 

 

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