"The Germans certainly - the intelligence service believed that there were WMD. It turns out that we were all wrong, probably in my judgment, and that is most disturbing."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."David Kay on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."David Kay on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."David Kay on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."David Kay on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."David Kay on Albert Einstein
"I also believe that it is time to begin the fundamental analysis of how we got here, what led us here and what we need to do in order to ensure that we are equipped with the best possible intelligence as we face these issues in the future."
"The result is - document destruction - we're really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we're going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here."
"And like I say, I think we've got other cases other than Iraq. I do not think the problem of global proliferation of weapons technology of mass destruction is going to go away, and that's why I think it is an urgent issue."