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List of Intelligence Quotes

We found 414 quote(s) that contain the word Intelligence.



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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. Abigail Adams

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

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

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

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

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

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Intelligence is a moral category. Theodor Adorno

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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. Danny Aiello

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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. Damon Albarn

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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. James Allen

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

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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. Aldrich Ames

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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. Aldrich Ames

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

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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. Aldrich Ames

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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. Aldrich Ames

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

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

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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. Prince Andrew

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

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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. Richard Armitage

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

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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. Saint Augustine

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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. Sri Aurobindo

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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. Mikhail Bakunin