Henry Kissinger: Intelligence as Useless as a Booger — and Less Tasty

Corruption, Cultural Intelligence, Government, Idiocy
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Intelligence is not all that important in the exercise of power, and is often, in point of fact, useless.

Two other quotes & more below the line.

Same source (WikQuote):

Most high officials leave office with the perceptions and insights with which they entered; they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.

Tip of the Hat to Tim White.

See Especially:

Henry Kissinger: Military men are ‘dumb, stupid animals to be used’ as pawns for foreign policy.

Henry Kissinger: “The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer.”

See Also:

Kissinger @ Phi Beta Iota