Intelligence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Intelligence

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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 sign of that.
~By Todd Solondz ~


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


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


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.
~By Clare Short ~


The intelligence of few perceives what has been carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind.
~By Phaedrus ~


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.
~By Sophia Bush ~


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.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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


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.
~By Markus Wolf ~


If a cat does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing, for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
~By Will Cuppy ~


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 ~


Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


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


Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
~By Salvador Dali ~


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.
~By Jay Rockefeller ~


That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
~By Susan Sontag ~


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.
~By David Kay ~


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.
~By Cofer Black ~


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


It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
~By Stephen Hawking ~


There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


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 ~


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.
~By Carole King ~


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


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.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
~By Don Herold ~


The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


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


Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.
~By Thomas Moore ~


Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


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.
~By Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont ~


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 ~


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.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


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


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 intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


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 of our people.
~By Alexander Mackenzie ~


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 ~


A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.
~By Barbara Walters ~


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.
~By Kristin Hersh ~


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.
~By Willa Cather ~


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.
~By William Shenstone ~


Intelligence is not a science.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


One of the functions of intelligence is to take account of the dangers that come from trusting solely to the intelligence.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


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.
~By George Bancroft ~


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


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


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.
~By David Kay ~


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


The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


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 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.
~By John Jay Hooker ~


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.
~By Carl Levin ~


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


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.
~By Bob Graham ~


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.
~By Peter King ~


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


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 go along.
~By Richard Armitage ~


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.
~By Michael Crapo ~


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 ~


Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.
~By Julian Assange ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Leland Stanford ~


Imagination is but another name for super intelligence.
~By Edgar Rice Burroghs ~


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.
~By Lactantius ~


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.
~By Samuel Morse ~


Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.
~By Blanche Lincoln ~


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.
~By Chris Tucker ~


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.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


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.
~By January Jones ~


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 ~


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


Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership.
~By Peter Pace ~


No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
~By John Calvin ~


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 ~


If an animal does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
~By Will Cuppy ~


We need to make a greater investment in human intelligence.
~By Bob Graham ~


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 them.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


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


Since other countries and terrorist organizations are working to secure information that could threaten national security, more funding is provided in the bill to increase counter-intelligence activities.
~By Roger Wicker ~


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.
~By Jane Harman ~


Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


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 ~


Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
~By Alistair Cooke ~


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


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.
~By Morarji Desai ~


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 ~


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 ~


Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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.
~By Larry Ellison ~


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.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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 ~

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