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    If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon's but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition and ignorance on the other.
    — Ulysses S. Grant
    The beautiful thing about my intelligence is that it doesn't really come in one specific department. So even if something hasn't happened to me, I have information on how to get you through whatever you may be going through.
    — Tyrese Gibson
    You know, people don't want their intelligence insulted. They don't want to be preached to. They don't want to be degraded. All they want to do is sit, laugh, have a good time, love one another, forget about what's going on in the world, and find something out so they can be useful in this life. Do this and you have common sense.
    — Tyler Perry
    The hardest lesson I've had to learn in my life is that my intelligence is inversely correlated to my humility. The more I thought I knew, the less I actually knew.
    — Tucker Max
    If you don't have a job right now, and you have a computer and a basic intelligence level, I guarantee you can get a great job, paying really well, in less than three months. How? Learn to program.
    — Tucker Max
    Anybody with any ambition at all, or intelligence, has left Canada and is now living in New York.
    — Tucker Carlson
    To be or not to be?' That is not the question. What is the question? The question is not one of being, but of becoming. 'To become more or not to become more' This is the question faced by each intelligence in our universe.
    — Truman G. Madsen
    I do believe in God. I think God has given so much power to people, and intelligence, and said, 'Well, you are on your own. Maybe I'm tired, I need a nap. You are mature. Why don't you look after yourselves?' And I think He's been sleeping too much.
    — Tracy Kidder
    Science is not an intelligence test. Intuition is important, knowing what kind of questions to ask. The other thing is a passion for getting to the core of the problem.
    — Torsten Wiesel
    Time and again, researchers have shown that students' capabilities are powerfully impacted by the identities they develop for themselves as the result of teachers' belief in their level of intelligence.
    — Tony Robbins
    These poems possess intelligence, erudition, gravitas and urgency. Serious and moving in voice and ambition, this passionately lyrical and articulate work reminds me very much of the capacious, fierce and intelligent work of Adrienne Rich.
    — Tony Hoagland
    Peter Hyland's poems are both elegantly wrought and meditatively wild. They testify to an original, restless intelligence. He can cast his imagination into a woman's dress, the mind of a grasshopper, or into the glass eyeballs of a buffalo head mounted on the wall of a home in suburban Texas to contemplate 'man's tireless ingenuity.'
    — Tony Hoagland
    I feel audiences are not given enough credit for their intelligence.
    — Tony Goldwyn
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    Everyone I know who used to be in the intelligence community is moving into the corporate world.
    — Tony Gilroy
    Every team member who brings intelligence, experience and passion to their creations should be called an artist or designer.
    — Tony Fadell
    The intelligence is clear: (Saddam) continues to believe his WMD programme is essential both for internal repression and for external aggression.
    — Tony Blair
    I have absolutely no doubt in my mind that the intelligence was genuine.
    — Tony Blair
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    It is absurd to say in respect of any intelligence that it is infallible, but if you ask me what I believe, I believe the intelligence was correct, and I think in the end we will have an explanation.
    — Tony Blair
    I don't concede it at all that the intelligence at the time was wrong.
    — Tony Blair
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    The emergence and blossoming of understanding, love, and intelligence has nothing to do with any tradition, no matter how ancient or impressive-it has nothing to do with time. It happens on its own when a human being questions, wonders, inquires, listens, and looks without getting stuck in fear, pleasure, and pain. When self-concern is quiet, in abeyance, heaven and earth are open.
    — Toni Packer
    There is an intelligence factor that works with the spoken word. With words, you have to understand meaning and nuances and things like that. You have to be able to relate...but with music it's just music.
    — Tommy Chong
    There's a lot of intelligence in the hands.When you pick up a shovel, the hands know what to do. The same thing's true of sitting at the piano.
    — Tom Waits
    tags: true  intelligence 
     
    Americans ... want leaders who share their values, understand their needs, and respect their intelligence.
    — Tom Vilsack
    I believe in the strength and intelligence and sensitivity of women. My mother, my sisters [they] are strong. My mum is a strong woman and I love her for it.
    — Tom Hiddleston
    I try to put all I am as a person into what I do. My intelligence, my emotion. I've done that in everything.
    — Tom Heinsohn
    It shouldn't surprise any American to know that Russia uses its money and its intelligence services to spread disinformation, use subterfuge and deception and manipulation, to try to divide political opinion within the United States, within any Western European country, or among NATO countries. That's one of the techniques that Russia has used for decades, during the Cold War and during the Putin era.
    — Tom Cotton
    To overcome our biological limitations as individuals, we have co-evolved collective systems and capacities - cultural, social, economic, political, scientific, media, educational, public relations, etc. But the flaw in all that is that we have designed them primarily for comfort, profit, power, control, and entertainment rather than for collective intelligence, sanity, and wisdom.
    — Tom Atlee
    The ability to take pleasure in one's life is a skill and is a kind of intelligence.
    — Todd Solondz
    What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda.
    — Todd Burpo
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    In the 1990s, human intelligence gathering was seriously neglected.
    — Todd Akin
    Intelligence is power; it is the flame behind the spark of intrigue. Find out all the facts and stamp out the fire. Demystify.
    — Tobsha Learner
    tags: fire  facts  intelligence 
     
    The kids are really smart. They are sharp and they're not yet bent over by the system. I think there's a wonderful intelligence in today's youth, and it's a part of growing up.
    — Tobe Hooper
    Intelligence is the ultimate aphrodisiac
    — Timothy Leary
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    LSD, wisely used by professionals, could reprogram enough nervous systems to accelerate consciousness and intelligence before we laid ourselves and our planet waste."To use your head you have to go out of your mind" "You are a God, act like one"
    — Timothy Leary
    tags: god  intelligence 
     
    At every level there are eight stages of intelligence. You have to turn your brain on to the circuits that are used at that level of intelligence. And there are ways to change the human brain to different stages. The things that change your brain are called 'drugs'.
    — Timothy Leary
    Extraterrestrial intelligence could have sent DNA-seed packets out through space to plant life on hospitable planets such as earth.
    — Timothy Leary
    The universe is an intelligence test.
    — Timothy Leary
    Elizabeth Hay has intelligence coming out of her fingertips - integrity, insight, and wonder in every paragraph of her writing.She connects. She stirs and provokes.
    — Timothy Findley
    The system of white supremacy is intended to make folks of color doubt themselves, their intelligence, their abilities, their very sanity. And so it's important to remember that folks of color know their own realities.
    — Tim Wise
    Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
    — Tim Robbins
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