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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.
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
C. S. Lewis
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
I think I have an inner confidence that my tastes are pretty simple, that what I find funny finds a wide audience. I'm not particularly intellectual or clever or minority-focused in my creative instincts. And I'm certainly not aware of suppressing more sophisticated ambitions.
The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.
W. C. Fields
To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves. Nothing is often a good thing to say, and always a clever thing to say.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
William Makepeace Thackeray
I never had that feeling that I had to carry the weight of somebody's ignorance around with me. And that was true for racists who wanted to use the 'n' word when talking about me or about my people, or the stupidity of people who really wanted to belittle other folks because they weren't pretty or they weren't rich or they weren't clever.
And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading, I began to write, like a clever monkey.
Clever gimmicks of mass distraction yield a cheap soulcraft of addicted and self-medicated narcissists.
Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
George Bernard Shaw
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.
My dad grew up in a mud hut and studied by candlelight. He was 14 when he got a scholarship to Russia. He was super clever - the cleverest person. He landed in 5ft of snow, and was alone at 14, studying science and engineering. He didn't have a bed, and he slept on a table.
If you're not very clever you should be conciliatory.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
I don't really wanna talk about politics, I'm not clever enough.
I write my own quotes. Except this one. I obviously stole this from somebody really clever.
There is no such thing as too much swearing. Swearing is just a piece of linguistic mechanics. The words in-between are the clever ones.
You lose your anonymity just like a helium balloon with a string. Therefore people are going to have their own opinion and they're going to write in whatever clever manner they desire.
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Novels are not about expressing yourself, they're about something beautiful, funny, clever and organic. Self-expression? Go and ring a bell in a yard if you want to express yourself.
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