intelligence quotes

The danger of having the military take over intelligence is that the military has a very different perspective on the world.Pete Hoekstra

For 13 to be unlucky would require there to be some kind of cosmic intelligence that counts things that humans count and that also makes certain things happen on certain dates or in certain places according to whether the number 13 'is involved' or not (whatever 'is involved' might mean).Douglas Hofstadter

God does not require you to follow His leadings on blind trust. Behold the evidence of an invisible intelligence pervading everything, even your own mind and body.Raymond Holliwell

The Constitution was written by 55 educated and highly intelligent men in Philadelphia in 1787, but it was written so that it could be understood by people of limited education and modest intelligence.John Jay Hooker

Always be smarter than the people who hire you.Lena Horne

In my experience as CEO, I found that the most important decisions tested my courage far more than my intelligence.Ben Horowitz

Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day.Charles Evans Hughes

Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.Victor Hugo

Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.Victor Hugo

The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything except inside their bureau.David Hunt

I wasn't privy to all of the intelligence that was coming in about Guatemala, but I did see the traffic that was coming in from Guatemala City, because it was very relevant to me, and of course I exchanged what I had with the chief of station in Guatemala City.E. Howard Hunt

I can't be a man. But I can embrace the head of a man, the intelligence of a man, the spirit of a man.Linda Hunt

I've always wanted to be a spy, and frankly I'm a little surprised that British intelligence has never approached me.Elizabeth Hurley

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.Aldous Huxley

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.Aldous Huxley

You want to keep intelligence separate from policy.Bobby Ray Inman

Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States; the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas.Bobby Ray Inman

The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency.Bobby Ray Inman

After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.Washington Irving

Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.Andrew Jackson