Quotes of intelligence

  1. She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence – Sri Aurobindo
  2. But by providing the background picture- the universal situational awareness that we desire- by showing the anomalies, the Space -Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence – Stephen Cambone
  3. Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over -reaching all. – Annie Jump Cannon
  4. I don't want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence -community estimates should not become public in the way of this city and in the way of Congress. – Warren Christopher
  5. The intelligence investigation under the leadership of Senator Church, which I know has helped cause this investigation by you, points out that the agencies did not disclose certain facts to us and that certain plots were going on. – John Sherman Cooper
  6. Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. – Thomas A. Edison
  7. But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job. – Daniel Goleman
  8. This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq. – Bob Graham
  9. We ought to recognize that we have an offensive responsibility to take the war to the terrorists where they are. That responsibility has waned in the last year as military and intelligence resources were withdrawn from Afghanistan and Pakistan to be used in Iraq. – Bob Graham
  10. It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up. – Lawrence Hargrave
  11. 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
  12. Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold. – Joseph Chilton Pearce
  13. The prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be essential if we are to avoid another September 11th. – Adam Schiff
  14. You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment. – Alvin Toffler
  15. A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence – Barbara Walters

Usage examples for intelligence

  1. The girl's intelligence and sweet blood invited a trial of it. – One of Our Conquerors, v2 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. This piece of intelligence had brought the Councillor and his daughter over to Ettersberg without loss of time. – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  3. All I desire is to help- to give you myself- my youth, energy, ambition, intelligence and what I have- which is of no use to me unless it is useful to you. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  4. Those were the words he used, and he did not explain them to his own intelligence in any very definite way. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  5. Having delivered this piece of intelligence he nodded, and slowly went to the hall, and closed the door carefully as he left the room. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  6. Then the events of the evening and night swept back to her intelligence and she closed her eyes, feeling sick and worn. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus
  7. There are three orders of intelligence Jenny. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  8. Buddy frowned at this intelligence – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  9. The Intelligence reports all pointed to this situation. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. The Intelligence officer knocked and entered. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  11. It is also clear that many lives might have been spared if there had been greater proofs of intelligence on the part of those who directed the movement. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  12. The next sensation was of a cool soft hand upon his brow, and Mark Heath opened his eyes, to gaze into those of a pale, grave- looking woman in white, curiously- shaped cap; and she smiled at the look of intelligence in his face as he said softly. – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  13. This shows, not lack of curiosity, but absence of intelligence or interest for what he does not consider immediately useful for his needs. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  14. What should truly be looked on as human and natural by our intelligence and our energy. – Wisdom and Destiny by Maurice Maeterlinck
  15. Put an idea into your intelligence and leave it there an hour, a day, a year, without ever having occasion to refer to it. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. " I have more intelligence said Paul. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  17. Wait; you will want an intelligence officer. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  18. No. Intelligence never did get any real answer, so far as I know. – The Flying Saucers are Real by Donald Keyhoe
  19. Stephen had no sooner gathered the import of this intelligence than he sprang down almost as rapidly as his little boy, with his welcome. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  20. They have not sufficient intelligence to understand what's being done. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell