Intelligence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Intelligence

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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.
~By John Fiske ~


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 ~


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.
~By Richard M. Helms ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Rose Kennedy ~


Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation.
~By Adam Schiff ~


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 ~


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.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


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.
~By Jon Porter ~


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


Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
~By Groucho Marx ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Seymour Hersh ~


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


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


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


Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.
~By 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.
~By Henri Bergson ~


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


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


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 ~


There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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


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


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 ~


To lack intelligence is to be in the ring blindfolded.
~By David M. Shoup ~


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


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


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


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


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 prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be essential if we are to avoid another September 11th.
~By Adam Schiff ~


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.
~By Louis Freeh ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Intelligence is enormously sexy.
~By Frank Langella ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


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


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


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


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


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.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
~By John Sterling ~


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.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


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


Intelligence is not a science.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


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 ~


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


It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
~By Arthur C. Clarke ~


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 ~


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.
~By Eriq La Salle ~


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 doing.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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.
~By Jeffrey Jones ~


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


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.
~By Tanith Lee ~


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


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.
~By Christine Baranski ~


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


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.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


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


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 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.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Blame heaped on planners and those said to be responsible for unreliable intelligence.
~By Thomas Smith ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By James Allen ~


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


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.
~By John Sherman Cooper ~


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


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.
~By Sloan Wilson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~

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