intelligence quotes

One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.William Feather

I did my military service from 1989 - 92 and I was never shot at or had to fire on anybody. I was very lucky. I was more involved in intelligence and counter-intelligence.Oded Fehr

They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons.Douglas Feith

An aria in an opera - Handel's 'Ombra mai fu,' for example - gets along with an incredibly small number of words and ideas and a large amount of variation and repetition. That's the beauty of it. It's not taxing to the listener's intelligence because if you haven't heard it the first time round, it'll come around again.James Fenton

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

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.Sigmund Freud

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

We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.John Kenneth Galbraith