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Clever Sayings

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“When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.” —Theodore Roosevelt

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” —Oscar Wilde

“Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun.” —Unknown

“Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of.” —Others.Livy

“I haven’t failed at anything; I’ve just found all the wrong ways of doing it.” —Unknown

“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” —Unknown

“A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting. ” —Carlos Castaneda

“Clever as the Devil and twice as pretty.” —Holly Black

“The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.” —W. C. Fields

“When someone says, “You’ve Changed”, it simply means you’ve stopped living your life their way.” —Unknown

“Beware the clever man that makes the wrong look right.” —Lawrence Hill

“When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” —Unknown

“They say never judge a book by its cover but they also said a picture is worth a thousand words.” —Unknown

“Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.” —Charles Bukowski

“Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don’t laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions.” —Criss Jami

“An inefficient virus kills its host. A clever virus stays with it.” —James Lovelock

“Arguing with a fool proves there are two.” —Doris M. Smith

“No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.” —Francois de la Rochefoucauld

“There is no chance unless you take one.” —Unknown

“Suicide is the most sincere form of self-criticism.” —Unknown

“Friends are like melons; shall I tell you why? To find a good one, you must one hundred try.” —Claude Mermet

“I am clever enough to know that I am clever.” —Mervyn Peake

“I think clever people think that poor people are stupid.” —Norm MacDonald

“Good girls are found on every corner of the earth but unfortunately the earth is round.” —Unknown

“Clever tyrants are never punished.” —Voltaire

“Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so.” —Bertrand Russell

“When nothing is going right, go left.” —Unknown

“A true friend overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.” —Doug Larson

“The failure mode of clever is “asshole”.” —John Scalzi

“When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” —Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Sometimes the most clever thing to say is nothing at all.” —Unknown

“Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.” —Henri Frederic Amiel

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” —Albert Einstein

“Don’t worry if plan A fails, there are 25 more letters in the alphabet.” —Unknown

“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.” —Henry Ford

“Always schedule your comeback.” —Brooke Bid

“A clever man commits no minor blunders.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“If you like me, then raise your hand, If not then raise your standard.” —Unknown

“A clever arrangement of bad eggs will never make a good omelet.” —C. S. Lewis

“One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.” —George W. Bush

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.” —Frank Zappa

“Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.” —P.J. O’Rourke

“It is easy to be clever if you leave something important out.” Peter Redgrove

“If you’re not very clever you should be conciliatory.” —Benjamin Disraeli

“War doesn’t determine who’s right. War determines who’s left.” —Unknown

“Cleverness isn’t always true nor is the truth always clever.” —Criss Jami

“Change is good, but dollars are better.” —Unknown

“Everybody wants to go to heaven; but nobody wants to die.” —Albert King

“The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back.” —Franklin Jones

“The greatest fools in the universe are men who think they are smarter than women.” —Matshona Dhliwayo

“Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.” —Henri Frederic Amiel

“Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” —Unknown

“Behind every clever man is an even cleverer woman.” —Matshona Dhliwayo

“Silence is golden, but duck tape is silver.” —Unknown

“You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” —Dave Barry

“Life is short, running makes it seem longer.” —Baron Hansen

“The deepness of your mind produces the thickness of your thoughts.” —Michael Bassey Johnson

“Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.” —Albert Schweitzer

“The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.” —Abraham Lincoln

“There is a world of difference between being clever and being right.” —Ian Driscoll

“Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.” —Unknown

“The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.” —Harriet Beecher Stowe

“If you don’t have answers to your problems after a four-hour, you ain’t getting them.” —Christopher McDougall

“What good is it if they miss your face but not your mind?” —Crystal Woods

“There is no bore like a clever bore.” —Samuel Butler

“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” —Naguib Mahfouz

“Clever men are good, but they are not the best.” —Thomas Carlyle

“A rose can live among the thorns and yet never be injured by them.” —Unknown

“Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.” —Aleister Crowley

“I know no way of judging the future but by the past.” —Patrick Henry

“Bad weather always looks worse through a window.” —Tom Lehrer

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