Quotes by cleverness

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  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    Cleverness is not wisdom.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
  • Israel Zangwill
    Israel Zangwill
    British writer 1864-1926
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    A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    Country people tend to consider that they have a corner on righteousness and to distrust most manifestations of cleverness, while people in the city are leery of righteousness but ascribe to themselves all manner of cleverness.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    It is great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    It takes great cleverness to be able to conceal one's cleverness.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    The bold are helpless without cleverness.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
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