"We are in this business, whether it be intelligence or the government, to protect freedom, democracy and liberty, not to violate that."
"True intelligence requires fabulous imagination."
"These are Canadian and United States intelligence and law enforcement offices who are working in teams and who are using good intelligence and good law enforcement to really stop the criminals and terrorists before they ever get to the border."
"Over the course of two years, we arrived at a point where we began to look at the value added by making information more easily accessible across the intelligence community, both defense and national."
"The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything."
"Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement."
"In intelligence work, there are limits to the amount of information one can share. Confidentiality is essential."
"I absolutely don't think a sentient artificial intelligence is going to wage war against the human species."
"Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind."
"So there is a foreign intelligence purpose for every one of our FISA warrants."