quote by Harry S. Truman

I never would have agreed to the formulation of the Central Intelligence Agency back in forty-seven, if I had known it would become the American Gestapo.

— Harry S. Truman

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Central intelligence quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media.

I am 100 percent in favor of the intelligent use of drugs, and 1,000 percent against the thoughtless use of them, whether caffeine or LSD. And drugs are not central to my life.

Central intelligence quote I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving w

I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.

Prior to the passage of the Patriot Act, it was very difficult - often impossible - for us to share information with the Central Intelligence Agency, with NSA, with the other intelligence agencies, and likewise, for them to share information with us.

Yale has influenced the Central Intelligence Agency more than any other university, giving the CIA the atmosphere of a class reunion.

For me, consciousness is the most interesting unsolved problem of science, and, in fact, we may never know what it is about a particular arrangement of neurons that gives rise to consciousness. Our consciousness, like the air we breathe or like the passage of time, is central to our existence as intelligent beings.

Central intelligence quote The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts whi

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

In 1975 a Senate committee headed by Frank Church found that the [Central Intelligence] Agency had planned a number of assassination operations, using everything from poison to machine guns and sometimes mob hit men

[Hillary Clinton] never misused [ information that the Central Intelligence Agency has]. She always protected it. I would trust her with the crown jewels of the United States government. And, more importantly, I would trust her with the future security of the country and the future security of my kids.

For one thing, studying language is by itself a part of a study of human intelligence that is, perhaps, the central aspect of human nature. And second, I think, it is a good model for studying other human properties, which ought to be studied by psychologists in the same way.

Central intelligence quote Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

With respect to the outlines of what's in the Army Field Manual, there's no doubt in my mind about the limitations it places not only on the DOD, but on the Central Intelligence Agency. And I'll always comply with the law.

I had been involved in U.S. intelligence in Berlin, Germany, while in the military and had worked with a contact with the Central Intelligence Agency office there.

This also turned out to be negative, so there is no material in the Central Intelligence Agency, either in the records or in the mind of any of the individuals, that there was any contact had or even contemplated with him.

Central intelligence quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where

Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

The search for some ultimate significance in the universe, and in our little transient role in it, the compulsion to learn, to know, to find the truth, to answer questions and solve problems - these constitute the essence of an aware existence, the central core of intelligent life.

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.

George Tenet has been the director of central intelligence since 1997, time enough to have changed the Agency's culture. He has failed. He should go.

Central intelligence quote Intelligence is knowing the right answer. Wisdom is knowing when to say it.

Intelligence is knowing the right answer. Wisdom is knowing when to say it.

It was when I was in a police cell at the C.

I.D. (Central Intelligence Division) headquarters in Lagos; the cell I was in named The Kalakuta Republic by the prisoners. I found out when I went to East Africa that Kalakuta is a Swahili word that means rascal. So if rascality is going to get us what we want, we will use it; because we are dealing with corrupt people, we have to be rascally with them.

This also turned out to be negative, so there is no material in the Central Intelligence Agency, either in the records or in the mind of any of the individuals, that there was any contact had or even contemplated with him.

Sometimes, there are no simple or easy solutions to gray area problems.

Or, put differently, the "solution" is working intelligently, with many other people, for months or even years - guided by a basic direction and a few central values that really matter to you and others.

Central intelligence quote Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions

Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions.

Is an animal less or more intelligent because it lives without clothes, central heating, and well, atom bombs ?

I worked with [Hillary Clinton] for four years very closely when she was secretary of state and I was at the CIA. I provided her - personally provided her some of the most sensitive information that the Central Intelligence Agency has.

Essentially Rumsfeld wins, Cheney wins, and the CIA and State Department lose.

Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld have more centralized control over intelligence, analysis, and operations than ever before. And the way they interpret the law, if the President authorizes an intelligence mission to be run covertly by the Pentagon, they don't have to tell anybody, including Congress, about it because the President is the commander in chief.

Central intelligence quote He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

One thing is certain: the riddle of mind, long a topic for philosophers, has taken on new urgency. Under pressure from the computer, the question of mind in relation to machine is becoming a central cultural preoccupation. It is becoming for us what sex was to the Victorians--threat and obsession, taboo and fascination.

When I came to the CIA in the mid-'90s, our graduating class of case officers was unbelievably low. Now, after years of rebuilding, our training programs and putting our best efforts to recruit the most talented men and women, we are graduating more clandestine officers than at any time in the history of the Central Intelligence Agency.

When I was the director of Central Intelligence in the early '90s, I tried to get the Air Force to partner with us in building drones. And they didn't want to, because they had no pilots.

Central intelligence quote Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

The term blowback, which officials of the Central Intelligent Agency first invented for their own internal use, . . . refers to the unintended consequences of policies that were kept secret from the American people. What the daily press reports as the malign act of terrorists or drug lords or rogue states or illegal arms merchants often turn out to be blowback from earlier American operations.

This is systems security for the Central Intelligence Agency.

We would like to know why you are attempting to hack one of our classified databases.

'cause humans, above all, fear intelligence.

how humans, scared out of their minds, gather whatever intelligence they can put their hands on and put it all in a central penitentiary named facts.

Central intelligence quote When you know your strength, you can turn any disadvantage into an advantage.

When you know your strength, you can turn any disadvantage into an advantage.

I have been a systems engineer, systems administrator, a senior adviser for the Central Intelligence Agency, a solutions consultant and a telecommunications information systems officer.

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