intelligence quotes

I think intelligence is totally subjective; it's like sexiness.David Fincher

I don't know how to depict intelligence.David Fincher

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.John Fiske

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.F. Scott Fitzgerald

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.F. Scott Fitzgerald

My forms are not abstractions of things in the real world. They're also not symbols. I would say that my job is to invent these forms and to put them together in a way that keeps your interest, to give the forms a quirky identity so you can engage with them, so you realize there's an inner intelligence or logic.Caio Fonseca

Since the tragedies, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, and most importantly, to share intelligence information among government agencies and departments.Randy Forbes

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.Henry Ford

There are only two races on this planet - the intelligent and the stupid.John Fowles

I mean, we must act with intelligence. We must work on this framework, so that immigration becomes an asset to both nations. Believe me, what - just the Mayor Bloomberg said here in New York, that this city would be stopped, totally stopped if it were not by the immigrants working here.Vicente Fox

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.John Frankenheimer

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.Louis Freeh

Collecting intelligence information is like trying to drink water out of a fire hydrant. You know, in hindsight It's great. The problem is there's a million dots at the time.Louis Freeh

The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.Sigmund Freud

Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.John Kenneth Galbraith

I need to add that my work on multiple intelligences received a huge boost in 1995 when Daniel Goleman published his book on emotional intelligence. I am often confused with Dan. Initially, though Dan and I are longtime friends, this confusion irritated me.Howard Gardner

Everyone I know who used to be in the intelligence community is moving into the corporate world.Tony Gilroy

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.Samuel Goldwyn

I feel audiences are not given enough credit for their intelligence.Tony Goldwyn