intelligence quotes

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

The Secret Intelligence Service I knew occupied dusky suites of little rooms opposite St James's Park Tube station in London.John le Carre

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.Lewis Carroll

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.Giacomo Casanova

Intelligence augmentation decreases the need for specialization and increases participatory complexity.Jamais Cascio

Fluid intelligence doesn't look much like the capacity to memorise and recite facts, the skills that people have traditionally associated with brainpower.Jamais Cascio

I couldn't help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn't one of intelligence or drive. The difference was opportunity.Julian Castro

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.Willa Cather

There are whole precincts of voters in this country whose united intelligence does not equal that of one representative American woman.Carrie Chapman Catt

I really admire a woman for her intelligence, her personality. Beauty is not enough.Roberto Cavalli

I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out of commission.Paul Cellucci

Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence. Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none.Claude Chabrol

The security of the United States, which is so dependent on having accurate and timely intelligence, is not a Republican or a Democratic issue.Saxby Chambliss

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

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

God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.William Ellery Channing

It's not just Bin Laden or just those that are involved in the counterterrorism effort. We've gotta cast the net broader than that. But I think it's a - very special tribute that we all owe to the bravery and courage of the men and women in the intelligence and military business who performed so well to finally get it done.Dick Cheney

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.Michael Chertoff

Police can only act on intelligence.P. Chidambaram

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.Chris Chocola