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    The funny thing about The West Wing is - and I don't know what Aaron Sorkin says about it - but I'm convinced it was a comedy. It's a very intellectual and cerebral comedy, but it was SportsNight in the White House. It had an energy and a vitality and an intelligence and a passion that's rare. And it was extremely difficult to do, because they were so demanding about the dialogue.
    — Tim Matheson
    Now, the relationship the storyteller has with the audience is a much higher quality relationship. You treat them with a lot more intelligence because the truth is that it's not my fault if you don't know what's going on. There are plenty of ways for you to find out. You can talk to all kinds of people, and you've got access to all this information. The onus is no longer on us, as a storyteller, to tell you. You can go out and find out yourself.
    — Tim Kring
    Hillary Clinton is the secretary of state who knows how to build alliances. She built the sanctions regime around the world that stopped the Iranian nuclear weapons program. And that's what an intelligence surge means, better skill and capacity, but also about our alliances.
    — Tim Kaine
    There's a mountain of information about us. I mean there's so much. Anyway, I'm not an intelligence person. But I just look at it and it's a mountain of data.
    — Tim Cook
    The difference between good design and great design is INTELLIGENCE
    — Tibor Kalman
    tags: intelligence 
    No amount of intelligence can save you from stupidity.
    — Tibor Fischer
    In general, the men of lower intelligence won out. Afraid of their own shortcomings and of the intelligence of their opponents, so that they would not lose out in reasoned argument or be taken by surprise by their quick-witted opponents, they boldly moved into action. Their enemies,on the contrary, contemptuous and confident in their ability to anticipate, thought there was no need to take by action what they could win by their brains.
    — Thucydides
    I believe that it is important for the artist, painter, poet, dancer, etc. to keep in mind that it is the art that drives the art world and not the other way around. Artists and other people of intelligence have the power to bring deeper content to our culture.
    — Thornton Willis
    Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.
    — Thomas W. Moore
    Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
    — Thomas Szasz
    Ours may become the first civilization destroyed, not by the power of our enemies, but by the ignorance of our teachers and the dangerous nonsense they are teaching our children. In an age of artificial intelligence, they are creating artificial stupidity.
    — Thomas Sowell
    Betrayal, in one form or another, is at the very heart of the world of intelligence.
    — Thomas Powers
    To Plato the desire for excessive and special foods ... is a hindrance to the soul's attainment of intelligence.
    — Thomas McEvilley
    Sense of humor: A thread of illuminated intelligence that links two opposite ideas.
    — Thomas Lansing Masson
    Every object in nature is impressed with God's footsteps, and every day repeats the wonders of creation. There is not an object, be it pebble or pearl, weed or rose, the flower-spangled sward beneath, or the star-spangled sky above, not a worm or an angel, a drop of water or a boundless ocean, in which intelligence may not discern, and piety adore, the providence of Him who took our nature that He might save our souls.
    — Thomas Guthrie
    The ideal country in a flat world is the one with no natural resources, because countries with no natural resources tend to dig inside themselves. They try to tap the energy, entrepreneurship, creativity, and intelligence of their own people-men and women-rather than drill an oil well.
    — Thomas Friedman
    What we have in the Bush team is a faith-based administration. It launched a faith-based war in Iraq, on the basis of faith-based intelligence, with a faith-based plan for Iraqi reconstruction, supported by faith-based tax cuts to generate faith-based revenues.
    — Thomas Friedman
    tags: war  intelligence  tax 
    I now bid farewell to the country of my birth - of my passions - of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies - whose factions I sought to quell - whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim - whose freedom has been my fatal dream.
    — Thomas Francis Meagher
    History, is made up of the bad actions of extraordinary men and woman. All the most noted destroyers and deceivers of our species, all the founders of arbitrary governments and false religions have been extraordinary people; and nine tenths of the calamities that have befallen the human race had no other origin than the union of high intelligence with low desires.
    — Thomas B. Macaulay
    Intelligence becomes an asset when some useful order is created out of free-floating brainpower.
    — Thomas A. Stewart
    tags: intelligence 
    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 A. Edison
    tags: work  real  intelligence 
    I do not believe in the God of the theologians; but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
    — Thomas A. Edison
    I think that Ingersoll had all the attributes of a perfect man, and, in my opinion, no finer personality ever existed. Judging from the past, I cannot help thinking that the intention of the Supreme Intelligence that rules the world is to ultimately make such a type of man universal.
    — Thomas A. Edison
    I know this world is ruled by Infinite Intelligence. It required Infinite Intelligence to create it and it requires Infinite Intelligence to keep it on its course ... It is mathematical in its precision.
    — Thomas A. Edison
    I believe in the existence of a Supreme Intelligence pervading the Universe.
    — Thomas A. Edison
    The Bible of nature is the best damn Bible in the world. Its laws are perfect and grand, and all the prayers in the world can't change them. There is intelligence and law in this world, and there may be supreme intelligence and law, but so far as the religion of the day is concerned, it is all a damned fake.
    — Thomas A. Edison
    Whatever you do, do it with intelligence, and keep the end in view.
    — Thomas a Kempis
    tags: intelligence 
    Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it.
    — Thomas a Kempis
    So many people say that obviously my game has changed since I arrived here and I say that it's good that it changed, otherwise it would show a lack of intelligence.
    — Thierry Henry
    Our Lord needs from us neither great deeds nor profound thoughts. Neither intelligence nor talents. He cherishes simplicity.
    — Therese of Lisieux
    Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
    — Theodore White
    I am not opposed to intelligence reform on its face, but any changes should reflect the current context.
    — Theodore Stevens
    tags: intelligence 
    I do have concerns about the current efforts to restructure our nation's intelligence community.
    — Theodore Stevens
    I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill. I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard work in coming to an agreement. As with any conference, each voice is heard, but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved.
    — Theodore Stevens
    tags: work  intelligence 
    Seek to have your life in God, not in things, not in people, not in places, not in circumstances, not in arguments, not in human intelligence, but in God.
    — Theodore Austin-Sparks
    Intelligence. Nothing has caused the human race so much trouble as intelligence.
    — Thelma Ritter
    tags: human  intelligence  race 
    We want the National Intelligence, we want the Police, we want the Scorpions, any other institutions, the tax people, and so on, the totality of these bodies, to get together.
    — Thabo Mbeki
    tags: people  body  intelligence  tax 
    Do not always assume the other fellow has intelligence equal to yours. He may have more.
    — Terry-Thomas
    tags: intelligence 
    A reason to have computers understand natural language is that it's an extremely effective way of communicating. What I came to realize is that the success of the communication depends on the real intelligence on the part of the listener, and that there are many other ways of communicating with a computer that can be more effective, given that it doesn't have the intelligence.
    — Terry Winograd
    The techniques of artificial intelligence are to the mind what bureaucracy is to human social interaction.
    — Terry Winograd
    tags: human  intelligence  mind 
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