intelligence quotes

The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security.Jane Harman

We can no longer expect an Intelligence Community that is mostly male and mostly white to be able to monitor and infiltrate suspicious organizations or terrorist groups.Jane Harman

In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor.Paul Harris

The higher the general average of intelligence, all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome, critical, and overbearing.Paul Harris

To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence; it is frequently the part of ignorance.Paul Harris

Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.Stephen Hawking

There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.Stephen Hawking

Prediction is not just one of the things your brain does. It is the primary function of the neo-cortex, and the foundation of intelligence.Jeff Hawkins

The key to artificial intelligence has always been the representation.Jeff Hawkins

An intelligence analyst may attribute an attack to al Qaeda, whereas a policy maker could opt for the more general 'extremist.'Michael Hayden

There is no part of the executive branch that more exists on the outer edge of executive prerogative than the American intelligence community - the intelligence community, CIA, covert action. My literal responsibility as director of CIA with regard to covert action was to inform the Congress - not to seek their approval, to inform.Michael Hayden

There's this movie, 'Zero Dark Thirty' about the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Some have complained that too many 'secrets' were dished out by the intelligence and special operations communities to director Kathryn Bigelow, screenwriter Mark Boal and their crew, part of a broader pattern of using intelligence for political effect.Michael Hayden

When I was at the CIA I asked my civilian advisory board to tackle some tough questions. Among the toughest: In a political culture that every day demands more transparency and more public accountability from every aspect of national life, could American intelligence continue to survive and succeed? That jury is still out.Michael Hayden

Nothing has caused the human race so much trouble as intelligence.John Michael Hayes

Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.Shirley Hazzard

I try to put all I am as a person into what I do. My intelligence, my emotion. I've done that in everything.Tom Heinsohn

My father ran London Films. He made films like 'The Red Shoes,' 'The Third Man.' And he had had a long career in the film business, which was bifurcated with a career in intelligence. He had to deal with gangsters, and sometimes he would take me with him. Also, I went to school with their children.Mark Helprin

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.Ernest Hemingway

The rare person is still interested in new advances when they are adults. There is possibly a correlation with intelligence. In any case, you have to be fairly bright to keep learning and changing attitudes as you get older.Keith Henson