Quotes: intelligence

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  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    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.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
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    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.
  • Arlen Specter
    Arlen Specter
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    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.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
    Lao-Tzu
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    If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
  • Blanche Lincoln
    Blanche Lincoln
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    Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
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    Improvisation, if you play it at the top of your intelligence, leads to a kind of truth that people find really accessible.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    In my experience as CEO, I found that the most important decisions tested my courage far more than my intelligence.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    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.
  • Marya Mannes
    Marya Mannes
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    In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    In that way imagination and intelligence enter into our existence in the part of servants of the primary instincts.
  • Herbert Clark Hoover
    Herbert Clark Hoover
    American - 31st American President 1874-1964
    Herbert Clark Hoover
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    In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.
  • John Sterling
    John Sterling
    Scottish author 1806-1844
    John Sterling
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    Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
    Charlotte Brontë
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    Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left. If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.