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American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
If intelligence is our only edge, we must learn to use it better, to shape it, to understand its limitations and deficiencies - to use it as cats use stealth, as katydids use camouflage - to make it the tool of our survival.
If Senator Reid had come to me and said, 'This is a problem,' which he never did, I would have said, 'Let's talk about it.' I would have said, 'Let's bring in the Intelligence Committee or the leaders, and let's talk about it in a civil, a dignified, a respectful way.Source: Senate Goes Into Rare Closed Session, Fox News, November 1, 2005.
If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong.
Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC0
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.
Improvisation, if you play it at the top of your intelligence, leads to a kind of truth that people find really accessible.
In my experience as CEO, I found that the most important decisions tested my courage far more than my intelligence.
American Poet 1929-0
In order to live a fully human life we require not only control of our bodies (though control is a prerequisite); we must touch the unity and resonance of our physicality, our bond with the natural order, the corporeal grounds of our intelligence.
In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
In that way imagination and intelligence enter into our existence in the part of servants of the primary instincts.
Herbert Clark Hoover
American - 31st American President 1874-19640
In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.
Scottish author 1806-18440
Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-18920
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.
British Novelist 1816-18550
Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-19970
Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left. If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.