Military Intelligence quotes

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  1. Military Intelligence Quotes

    For all of you who like to add snazzy quotes at the start of your presentations, how about about dumping The Art of War and using some more original quotes?

    "In the intelligence community I am told that the threat is now called multi-faceted or multi-directional, which actually means that we are not very sure what it is or where it's coming from."

    Field Marshal Peter Inge, Chief of the General Staff, 1994

    "A great part of the information obtained in war is contradictory, a still greater part is false and by far the greatest part is of doubtful character."

    Clausewitz

    "All the business of war, and indeed all the business of life, is to endeavour to find out what you don't know from what you do."

    Duke of Wellington


    Can anyone think of their own quote that may go on to out live them?
     
  2. 'War, what is it good for? absolutely nothing'

    Frankie Goes To Hollywood
     
  3. I think you'll find it was Edwin Star
     
  4. There are no indications that Argentina has any hostile intent towards the Falklands.......
    FCO (IIRC)
     
  5. I know it isn't strictly OP:INT but..

    Security is a form of death: Tennessee Williams
     
  6. I thought it was Holly Johnson who sang it!!
     
  7. Isn't military intelligence a contradiction in terms.
     
  8. Or an oxymoron akin to "sports scholarship"?
     
  9. Security is not a dirty word Blackadder.........now crevis....crevis is a positively disgusting word!!!

    General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmaney Melchett
     
  10. oh dear. there's always one...
     
  11. cpunk

    cpunk LE Moderator

    "There are two things that smell of fish, and one of them's fish". An Intelligence Corps officer who must remain nameless.
     
  12. Is the other one a QA?
     
  13. "Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die"

    Salvidor Dali
     
  14. Counter Intelligence
    Preventing the enemy obtaining, at great cost today, information that he could get for the price of a newspaper tomorrow.

    (from my first posting, Rheindahlen, pinned to the wall in the section WO2’s office)
     
  15. Only when you're around aparantly :)