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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.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
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.
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, imaginative, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds.
I showed what I can do with butter, right? Eighty-five percent increase in sales. I'm very proud of them Country Life ads. They were funny and clever and classy like the Toblerone ads I grew up with.
An inefficient virus kills its host. A clever virus stays with it.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
I don't think we are going to become extinct. We're very clever and extremely resourceful - and we will find ways of preserving ourselves, of that I'm sure. But whether our lives will be as rich as they are now is another question.
I like physics. I think it is the best science out of all three of them, because generally it's more useful. You learn about speed and velocity and time, and that's all clever stuff.
I came up with new leads for game stories by being observant and clever, by using the many gifts of the English language to intrigue and hook a reader.
I'm obsessed with insects, particularly insect flight. I think the evolution of insect flight is perhaps one of the most important events in the history of life. Without insects, there'd be no flowering plants. Without flowering plants, there would be no clever, fruit-eating primates giving TED Talks.
I have a fantastic husband. Here's the honeymoon part: I still think he's the funniest, wittiest, most clever man I've ever known.
Sarah Jessica Parker
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.
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
In today's world, we all live with the burden of feeling that anything is possible if we're only clever enough, smart enough, work hard enough.
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.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.
W. C. Fields
Clever gimmicks of mass distraction yield a cheap soulcraft of addicted and self-medicated narcissists.
Social media is a giant distraction to the ultimate aim, which is honing your craft as a songwriter. There are people who are exceptional at it, however, and if you can do both things, then that's fantastic, but if you are a writer, the time is better spent on a clever lyric than a clever tweet.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
They were so clever finding ways to get me the ball. They had to do more than just give up open shots. They had to avoid fouls and pass me the ball in traffic.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul.
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