Intelligence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Intelligence

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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.
~By Lawrence Eagleburger ~


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.
~By Richard M. Helms ~


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.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


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.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


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


Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


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.
~By Jane Harman ~


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.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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


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


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


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


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.
~By Huston Smith ~


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.
~By Markus Wolf ~


Belief is the death of intelligence.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


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.
~By Bobby R. Inman ~


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.
~By Albert Camus ~


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 hard and smart.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


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


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.
~By Leland Stanford ~


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.
~By Prince Andrew ~


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.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


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


Intelligence is a moral category.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


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


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.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


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.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


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.
~By Charles Munch ~


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.
~By Charles F. Bass ~


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.
~By Stephen Cambone ~


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


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


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


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.
~By Norman McLaren ~


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.
~By Ken Lucas ~


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.
~By Saxby Chambliss ~


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


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.
~By Henri Bergson ~


Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


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.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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.
~By Jane Harman ~


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.
~By David Hunt ~


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.
~By Stephen Cambone ~


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.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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


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


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.
~By James Joseph Sylvester ~


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.
~By Keith Henson ~


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.
~By Chris Chocola ~


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 stage play.
~By Gary Gygax ~


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.
~By Abigail Adams ~


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.
~By Damon Albarn ~


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.
~By Arlen Specter ~


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.
~By Bob Graham ~


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


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


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


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.
~By Herbert Read ~


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.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


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.
~By Raymond Holliwell ~


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.
~By Warren Christopher ~


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


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


Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


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.
~By Paul Bremer ~


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.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


The universe is an intelligence test.
~By Timothy Leary ~


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 order to betray them.
~By Joseph Story ~


Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
~By Joseph Chilton Pearce ~


I was an intelligence officer, not a policy-maker.
~By Cofer Black ~


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


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.
~By Richard Shelby ~


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.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


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.
~By Thierry Henry ~


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


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


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.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


The people who work in intelligence work are more conscious, more apt to be attentive.
~By William Hedgcock Webster ~


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.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


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


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


The mob spirit has grown with the increasing intelligence of the Afro-American.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


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.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


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.
~By Thomas Francis Meagher ~


The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security. I think the reason for that is fairly evident, in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have, in fact, been harmed.
~By Stephen Cambone ~


Intelligence is enormously sexy.
~By Frank Langella ~


Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 enforcement.
~By Barack Obama ~


There is a lot of strength and intelligence in Hollywood.
~By Fay Wray ~


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


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


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.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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


Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.
~By John Ciardi ~


You want to keep intelligence separate from policy.
~By Bobby Ray Inman ~


I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate.
~By Harold Pinter ~


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

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