‘Foreknowledge cannot be gotten from ghosts and spirits, cannot be had be analogy, cannot be found out by calculation. It must be obtained from the people, people who know the conditions of the enemy.
Quantum of Solace
Bond: They wanted Le Chiffe, I got them Le Chiffe.
M: They got his body.
Bond: If they wanted his soul they should have sent a priest.
‘When there is any doubt, there is no doubt.
‘Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake’
Alfred de Vigny
‘A man who exercises absolute authority is constrained to assume a pose of invariable reserve’
ESPIONAGE & WAR