Clever Quotes

Mark Twain

One should never use exclamation points in writing. It is like laughing at your own joke..
One should never use exclamation points in writing. It is like laughing at your own joke.

James C Jones II

Desperation is the father of ingenuity.

Amit Kalantri

Intelligence is more important than strength, that is why earth is ruled by men and not by animals.

Amit Kalantri

Memories make you sentimental, experiences make you smart.

Amit Kalantri

You may not be the person with high IQ, but you can be the person with highest hard work.

Melody Sohayegh

I had a dream about you. I licked your cone of ice cream. It was envelope flavored.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Sitting to think of what to write will only set your ass on fire, give you headache, twist your face to look stupid, instead, walk around with a blank mind and something from somewhere will fill it up.

Wendell Berry

What I stand for is what I stand on.

Zoë Marriott

To ugly ducklings everywhere,
Don't worry about those fluffy yellow morons:
They'll never get to be swans

John Scalzi

The failure mode of clever is “asshole.

Amit Kalantri

If my 'mind' don't mind, I don't mind.

Theodore Roosevelt

When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on

Honoré De Balzac

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.

Brooke Bida

always schedule your comeback.

Derek Landy

How are we going to get out of here?"
"Oh, escape is easy once you have the right plan."
"Do we have the right plan?"
"Not yet."
"Do we have any plan?"
"Not yet.

William Faulkner

Civilization begins with distillation


Even more than the time when she gave birth, a mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The deepness of your mind produces the thickness of your thoughts.

Amit Kalantri

They say “as brave as lion”, they say “as clever as fox”, they say “ as friendly as dog” but nobody says “as something good as man”.

David C Holley

The kitchen. The bathroom. The yin and yang of the household.

Garth Nix

As it 'appens, I am Arthur's right-hand man," said Suzy. "Or left-hand girl, I can't remember where I stood last time. Anyhow, me and Arthur is like two fingers of a gauntlet. Or at least the thumb and the little finger. I mean, I'm his top General, and all. So if I say you're in, you're in.

Derek Landy

Please don't arrest me."
"Listen to me, I'm not going to arrest you, ok? I'm not a cop."
"Are you sure?"
"Am I sure I'm not a cop? yes, I'm sure."
"You could be undercover.

Derek Landy

What are we going to do when we get into the temple, anyway? Are we going to fight our way through the Necromancers on our own?"
"No, we're going to find a way to let our friends in, and we'll let them fight while we stand by and look smug."
"I like that plan."
"It has its moments.

Derek Landy

I'm going to photograph every single person to enter and leave this tattoo parlour."
Finbar rolled his eyes. "And they'll hate that, because people who get dragons drawn on their backs are normally so shy about other people noticing them.

Derek Landy

Skul-man!' he exclaimed as he rushed forward to shake his hand. 'Last I heard you were trapped on a dead world overrun by evil trans-dimensional superfiends!'
Skulduggery nodded. 'Just got back.

Friedrich Nietzsche

This woman is beautiful and clever: but how much cleverer she would have become if she were not beautiful!

J.K. Rowling

Voldemort is playing a very clever game. Declaring himself might have provoked open rebellion. Remaining masked has created confusion, uncertainty, and fear.

Ernest Rutherford

I've just finished reading some of my early papers, and you know, when I'd finished I said to myself, 'Rutherford, my boy, you used to be a damned clever fellow.' (1911)

Crystal Woods

What good is it if they miss your face but not your mind?

T.A. Miles

His father was an ass and he is an ass. I imagine sooner than I should like I shall be playing uncle to a litter of asses.

Sun Tzu

A clever general, therefore, avoids an army when its spirit is keen, but attacks it when it is sluggish and inclined to return.

Amit Kalantri

Never stop acquiring the commonsense, it is as good as the knowledge.

Amit Kalantri

Sometimes an act of common sense is indistinguishable from an act of genius.

Amit Kalantri

Over intellect will make you a genius, over emotions will make you a lunatic.

Amit Kalantri

It is a courage which can find the solution to every problem, not the intelligence.

Dr Vegar Myklebust

If I had felt always as much as I do sometimes, life wouldn't be bearable.

John Fowles

Oh,clever... what's the use of that? Are they human beings?

Michael Bassey Johnson

Inventions are not solely the making of material things, inventions are also the mental unleashing of ideas by a genuis with a sixth sense.

Mark Helprin

I saw how greatly he suffered the requirement of being clever. It separated him from his soul, and it didn’t get him anything other than a living.

Alexei Maxim Russell

People always knock what's new but I love the modern Internet, where cleverness is currency. Social media is a cleverness meritocracy. We're living in it.

Sarah J. Maas

What's the point in having a mind if you don't use it to make judgements?

Michael Bassey Johnson

Creativity is when a stupid clever soul gets up from bed and does amazing things that makes the world think he is wise.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The most holy cannibalism you can perform is to eat the flesh and blood of sagacity, and by sharing it with other wisdom thirsty cannibals.

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