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The great corporations of this country were not founded by ordinary people. They were founded by people with extraordinary intelligence, ambition, and aggressiveness.
~By Daniel P. Moynihan ~


Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


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 ~


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.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


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


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.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 and sharing information.
~By Roger Wicker ~


Why did the Clinton Administration wait from 1995 to 1998 to tighten security and bolster counterintelligence at U.S. weapons labs?
~By Charles Foster Bass ~


Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


Intelligence is nothing without delight.
~By Paul Claudel ~


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 never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer has ever pointed a gun to his head.
~By Rafik Hariri ~


Since 1998, the Administration has begun to upgrade counterintelligence and security at U.S. weapons labs.
~By Charles Foster Bass ~


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.'
~By Arthur H. Compton ~


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 ~


Truth knows no color; it appeals to intelligence.
~By James Hal Cone ~


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


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?
~By Andrew Greeley ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Victoria Principal ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Daniel Goleman ~


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 ~


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.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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


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.
~By Lucien Bouchard ~


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.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


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 and are vital to TSA's mission - and I would say, all of our collective mission.
~By John Pistole ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By John Sununu ~


It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Most of the results of using technical bugging devices were of little importance for my service. It may have been different in counter-intelligence, where bugs in flats, etc., were used to obtain a lot of information about what counter-intelligence was interested in.
~By Markus Wolf ~


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?
~By Peter Schuyler ~


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.
~By Warren Christopher ~


Man is a fire-stealing animal, and we can't help building machines and machine intelligences, even if, from time to time, we use them not only to outsmart ourselves but to bring us right up to the doorstep of Doom.
~By Richard Dooling ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


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.
~By Adam Schiff ~


Nothing has caused the human race so much trouble as intelligence.
~By John Michael Hayes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Jim Ryun ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


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 ~


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 element.
~By David Blunkett ~


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.
~By Charles Williams ~


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.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Hamlet is an astonishing intelligence.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


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 ~


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.
~By Sun Tzu ~


Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


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.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


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.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Daniel Goleman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Wayne White ~


I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


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


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.
~By Vernon A. Walters ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell.
~By Simone Weil ~

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