"We ought to recognize that we have an offensive responsibility to take the war to the terrorists where they are. That responsibility has waned in the last year as military and intelligence resources were withdrawn from Afghanistan and Pakistan to be used in Iraq."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Bob Graham on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Bob Graham on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Bob Graham on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Bob Graham on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Bob Graham on Albert Einstein
"I have had national security background, 10 years on the Intelligence Committee, the last two years as chair."
"We need to make a greater investment in human intelligence."
"During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline."
"This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq."
"A significant number of pages and sentences that the administration wants to keep in a classified status have already been released publicly, some of it by public statements of the leadership of the CIA and the FBI."