These famous quotes on being clever will be a treat for your thoughts. Read these quotations & sayings to know the importance of intelligence and its -proper use.

Clever Quotes

Clever men make the best of our society because in its core content, society itself is a clever design of clever people to make most of other non-clever people. It is not just a fancy observation, but an in-depth thought that can change one's vision of society forever. All of our moral scriptures preach people to be kind and innocent but people who follow these scriptures without fault are none. Read these clever quotes to be clever and smart in your one and only life.

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.

- Abraham Lincoln

Clever tyrants are never punished.

- Voltaire

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

Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.

- Graham Greene

The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.

- The Confessions of Aleister Crowley: An Autohagiography , Aleister Crowley

I know no way of judging the future but by the past.

- Patrick Henry

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.

- Charles Bukowski

A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.

- Carlos Castaneda

Coldplay fans are the best in the world. If you like Coldplay then you're obviously very intelligent and good looking and all-around brilliant.

- Chris Martin

I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn't need a gun, you'd better take one along that worked.

- Raymond Chandler

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

- C.S. Lewis

I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.

- Carl Sagan

I'm not smart enough and I don't know enough about what's going on.

- George Clooney

The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.

- William James

Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life.

- Epicurus

The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.

- Lee Iacocca

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.

- Lee Iacocca

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere.

- Lee Iacocca

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

- Aristophanes

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

- Thomas Huxley

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.

- Ernest Hemingway

There is no off position on the genius switch.

- David Letterman

You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.

- Alvin Toffler

Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.

- J. G. Holland

The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started.

- J. G. Holland

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.

- J. R. R. Tolkien

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.

- Alan Alda

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.

- Alan Greenspan

A rule of thumb for a warrior is that he makes his decisions so carefully that nothing that may happen as a result of them can surprise him, much less drain his power.

- Carlos Castaneda

If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.

- Jack Welch

A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.

- Carolyn Wells

He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.

- James Boswell

Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man, I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent - even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help.

- Elton John

Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever.

- Charles Kingsley

Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.

- Paul Valery

I think anyone who uses the web is smart and will profit.

- Jason Mraz

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

A genius knows how to make himself easily understood without being obvious about it.

- Jean Anouilh

A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.

- Helen Rowland

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