Intelligence Quotes

Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks -- no form of government can render us secure. To suppose liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea. If there be sufficient virtue and intelligence in the community, it will be exercised in the selection of these men. So that we do not depend on their virtue, or put confidence in our rulers, but in the people who are to choose them.

James Madison

The infinite intelligence in your subconscious can give you access to wonderful new kinds of knowledge.

Joseph Murphy

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

We catch on to the truth and technique of expectation in those rare moments when we are stirred by an awareness of a guidance seemingly higher and greater than our own, when for a little while we are taken over by a force and an intelligence above and beyond those commonly felt. Confident and free, filled with wonder and ready acceptance, we permit ourselves to be taken over by our unquestioning self.

Marcus Bach

The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget.

Leonard Boswell

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

Edgar Allan Poe

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult

Anna Freud

Ignorance and illiteracy are obviously not synonymous; even illiterate masses can cast their ballots with intelligence, once they are informed.

William Orville Douglas

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.

Immanuel Kant

In other cases, when the medium becomes entranced, the demonstration of a communicator's separate intelligence may become stronger and the sophistication less.

Oliver Joseph Lodge

You can't legislate intelligence and common sense into people.

Will Rogers

Meditation increases your vitality and strengthens your intelligence; your beauty is enhanced; your mental clarity and health improve. You acquire the patience and fortitude to face any problem in life. So, meditate! Only through meditation will you find the treasure you are seeking

Mata Amritanandamayi

How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Melissa Mathison

Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

Stephen Leacock

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 Alva Edison
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