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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #spying

It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.

Sun Tzu

#army #enlightened #general #great #great results

The world of spying is my genre. My struggle is to demystify, to de-romanticise the spook world, but at the same time harness it as a good story.

John le Carre

#good #good story #harness #same #spying

It's my job, too, to keep up with pop culture and what the kids are into 'cause you don't want to sound like an old man trying to write for kids. I spend a lot of my time spying on them.

R. L. Stine

#culture #i #into #job #keep

President Bush and his administration have tried to pull the wool over our eyes and distract the public from this possibly illegal domestic spying scandal.

Ellen Tauscher

#bush #distract #domestic #eyes #his

Are you watching the boats?" Cornelia guessed. She craned her neck to see if there was any excitement on the river. Heavens no, I'm spying on people," Virginia responded unrepentantly. -Cornelia E and Virginia Somerset

Lesley M.M. Blume

#blume #boats #cornelia #escapades #humor

I carried out my orders until arrested. I had no sense that I was spying, and I ask that this be taken into account in deciding my verdict.

Witold Pilecki

#arrested #ask #carried #deciding #had

We have some material on spying by a major government on the tech industry. Industrial espionage.

Julian Assange

#government #industrial #industry #major #material

She’d ceased spying upon him, that was true, but the damage was done. Every time he sat at his desk, he could feel her eyes upon him, even though he knew very well she’d shut her curtains tight. But clearly, reality had very little to do with the matter, because all he had to do, it seemed, was glance at her window, and he lost an entire hour’s work. It happened thus: He looked at the window, because it was there, and he couldn’t very well never happen to glance upon it unless he also shut his curtains tight, which he was not willing to do, given the amount of time he spent in his office. So he saw the window, and he thought of her, because, really, what else would he think of upon seeing her bedroom window? At that point, annoyance set in, because A) she wasn’t worth the energy, B) she wasn’t even there, and C) he wasn’t getting any work done because of her. C always led into a bout of even deeper irritation, this time directed at himself, because D) he really ought to have better powers of concentration, E) it was just a stupid window, and F) if he was going to get agitated about a female, it ought to be one he at least liked. F was where he generally let out a loud growl and forced himself to get back to his translation. It usually worked for a minute or two, and then he’d look back up, and happen to see the window, and the whole bloody nonsense cycled back to the beginning.

Julia Quinn

#funny #obsession #spying #funny

In general, I do not agree with spying against one's country.

Melita Norwood

#agree #country #general #i #i do

And I’m not spying! I’m evaluating!” “It’s the same difference!

Kim Harrison

#difference #evaluating #grace #madison #spying

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