intelligence quotes

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.Zbigniew Brzezinski

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

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

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.Sophia Bush

If I could have been a marine biologist I would have, but I didn't have that kind of intelligence. Numbers were never my strong point.Nicolas Cage

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

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

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.Stephen Cambone

Over the course of two years, we arrived at a point where we began to look at the value added by making information more easily accessible across the intelligence community, both defense and national.Stephen Cambone

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.Stephen Cambone

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.Albert Camus

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.Albert Camus

Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all.Annie Jump Cannon

Our men and women in uniform deserve the best intelligence possible to help them protect America.Chris Cannon

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

Intelligence is not a science.Frank Carlucci

Policymakers have to make judgments based on the best intelligence they get.Frank Carlucci

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.Frank Carlucci

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.Frank Carlucci

It's part of a writer's profession, as it's part of a spy's profession, to prey on the community to which he's attached, to take away information - often in secret - and to translate that into intelligence for his masters, whether it's his readership or his spy masters. And I think that both professions are perhaps rather lonely.John le Carre