66 Clever Quotes

66 Clever Quotes

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  1. Don’t bother about genius. Don’t worry about being clever. Trust in hard work, perseverance, and determination. Frederick Treves
  2. Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. Francis Bacon
  3. Life, it turns out, is infinitely more clever and adaptable than anyone had ever supposed. Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
  4. Being clever was when you looked at how things were and used the evidence to work out something new.Mark Haddon
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  5. A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars. Carl Von Linne
  6. A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright. Lucille Ball
  7. Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. Henry Ford
  8. Where you start is not as important as where you finish. Zig Ziglar
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  9. Creativity is the catalyst for brilliant accomplishments, but it is also the greatest obstacle. Scott Belsky, Making Ideas Happen
  10. Computers and the internet have made us faster but they do not make us smarter.Steven Levi, Off The Wall Thinking
  11. Broken Irish is better than clever English. Irish Proverb
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  12. Clever is when one is crafty enough to mistake your imagination for intelligence. Smart is when one assumes they are too educated to notice the difference.Kerry E. Wagner
  13. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Charlie Chaplin

  14. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.Charlie Chaplin
  15. They whom frequent failures have made desperate, cease to form resolutions, and they who are become cunning, do not tell them. Samual Johnson
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  16. Not being able to recognize our lifelong dreams is like not being able to recognize that we are alive. David A. Hunter, How To Find Your Passion
  17. When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.Franklin Roosevelt
  18. How clever you are, to know something of which you are ignorant.Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
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  19. Minds like razors remain sharp and bright, only if kept in use, otherwise they rust.M. K. Soni
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  20. A clever person turns great troubles into little ones, and little ones into none at all. Chinese Proverb
  21. If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. Elbert Hubbard
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  22. I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.Oscar Wilde
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  23. If you want to achieve your goal, the strategy you are using need not be clever or original but it should bring results. Andrii Sedniev, The Achievement Factory
  24. Better foolish and honest than clever and false.Paula Brackston, The Witch’s Daughter
  25. We often feel that a clever aphorism captures a truth that would require pages to defend in any other way.Steven Pinker
  26. Simple is clever. Complicated just means you haven’t been clever enough to reduce “it” to its essence. Phil Dourado, The Little Book of Leadership
  27. There are no circumstances, however unfortunate, that clever people do not extract some advantage from. Francois La Rochefoucauld
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  28. Cleverness is good, patience is better. Hermann Hesse

  29. Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
  30. Failure is a trickster with a keen sense of irony and cunning. It takes great delight in tripping one when success is almost within reach. Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
  31. To be clever in argument is not rationality but rationalization. Eliezer Yudkowsky
  32. Cunning� is but the low mimic of wisdom. Plato
  33. Procrastination is a cunning thief and it steals the most important element in your life, Time. Robert Davies
  34. But it is better to follow even the shadow of the best than to remain content with the worst. Henry vanDyke
  35. Those who are clever, who have a brain, never understand anything. Walt Disney
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  36. Tell me I’m clever, Tell me I’m kind, Tell me I’m talented, Tell me I’m cute, Tell me I’m sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I’m perfect – But tell me the truth. Shel Silverstein
  37. It’s only by living that you grow old.Yanni
  38. We’re as clever as we think we are, but we’ll be a lot cleverer when we learn to use not just one brain but to pool huge numbers of brains. Lewis Thomas
  39. Today, “giving while living” is no longer just a clever slogan or an outlier concept. It has influenced and inspired a whole generation of donors, including Melinda and Bill Gates. Mario Morino, Leap of Reason
  40. Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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  41. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.Rumi
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  42. One problem with our current society is that we have an attitude towards education as if it is there to simply make you more clever, make you more ingenious� is to effect changes from within to develop a good heart. Dalai Lama
  43. Passion often makes a madman of the cleverest man, and renders the greatest fools clever.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  44. Clever as I am, I remain just as big a fool as anyone else.J.K. Rowling, The Tales of Beedle the Bard
  45. A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. Albert Einstein

  46. A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. Albert Einstein
  47. Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing. Alexander Pope
  48. A part of cleverness is not underestimating the cleverness of your opponent. Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars
  49. If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack. Winston Churchill
  50. If a child does well at something, even if it just a game, tell them how clever they are for being able to do it and praise all the little things, this will encourage them to want to do it again. Sara Deedley, Positive Parenting
  51. When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you. Irving Layton
  52. Balance isn’t something you achieve “someday”. Nick Vujicic
  53. We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys. William Arthur Ward
  54. Be a magnet that draws opportunity. Paint brilliant thoughts and actions. Mirror success.Shawn L. Anderson, A Better Life
  55. The great Chinese classics have always said that it’s better not to fight; that the clever man achieves his ends without violence; that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought. John Keegan
  56. The masters of life know the way, for they listen to the voice within them, the voice of wisdom and simplicity, the voice that reasons beyond cleverness and knows beyond knowledge. Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh
  57. You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.Naguib Mahfouz
  58. Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times.Patrick Rothfuss
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  59. You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions. Denis Waitley
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  60. I think being nice is more important than being clever. Ricky Gervais

  61. I think being nice is more important than being clever. Ricky Gervais
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  62. An average person with average talents and ambition and average education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals. Mary Kay
  63. A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string. George Dennison Prentice
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  64. Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  65. History’s greatest achievers; practical, savvy people that did big things and changed the world – are heralded as the greatest geniuses to ever have walked the earth, but while many of them had remarkably high IQs, many others were just smart enough. Sean Patrick, Awakening Your Inner Genius
  66. It’s difficult to differentiate between a story that’s humorous and clever and one that actually makes people laugh out loud. Mick Foley
  67. What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so. Mark Twain
  68. It is never wise to try to appear to be more clever than you are. It is sometimes wise to appear slightly less so. William Whitelaw
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  69. Do you want a collection of brilliant minds or a brilliant collection of minds? R. Meredith Belbin
  70. The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them.George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

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