Quotes About Clever

Quotes tagged as "clever" (showing 1-30 of 231)
Theodore Roosevelt
“When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on”
Theodore Roosevelt

Holly Black
“Clever as the Devil and twice as pretty.”
Holly Black, White Cat

Steven Moffat
“The Doctor: Doctor Song, you've got that face on again.
River: What face?
The Doctor: The "He's hot when he's clever" face.
River: This is my normal face.
The Doctor: Yes it is.
River: Oh, shut up.
The Doctor: Not a chance.”
Steven Moffat

George R.R. Martin
“The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

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

George R.R. Martin
“Always keep your foes confused. If they are never certain who you are or what you want, they cannot know what you are like to do next.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

Criss Jami
“To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

Zoë Marriott
“To ugly ducklings everywhere,
Don't worry about those fluffy yellow morons:
They'll never get to be swans”
Zoë Marriott, The Swan Kingdom

Scott Lynch
“To us — richer and cleverer than everyone else!”
Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

Karen Blixen
“Perhaps he knew, as I did not, that the Earth was made round so that we would not see too far down the road.”
Karen Blixen, Out of Africa

Wendell Berry
“What I stand for is what I stand on.”
Wendell Berry

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

Shannon L. Alder
“An open Facebook page is simply a psychiatric dry erase board that screams, “Look at me. I am insecure. I need your reaction to what I am doing, but you’re not cool enough to be my friend. Therefore, I will just pray you see this because the approval of God is not all I need.”
Shannon L. Alder

Mark Haddon
“Being clever was when you looked at how things were and used the evidence to work out something new.”
Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Erich Segal
“What the hell makes you smart?" I asked.
"I wouldn't go for coffee with you."
"Listen - I wouldn't ask you."
"That," she replied, "is what makes you stupid.”
Erich Segal, Love Story

Kim Harrison
“You need to be clever to best him. Are you clever, Rachel?”
Oh God. She wants to know if I’m clever. I glanced at Al, and he stared at me, then shrugged. Licking my lips, I said, “It’s the shiny pot that puts a hole in the sky.”
Al’s mouth dropped open, but Newt thought about it, her expression thoughtful and her fingers finally leaving her knife. “Very true,” she said as she eased back into the cushions.
With a soft click of his teeth, Al’s mouth shut. His eyes were cross, and he seemed peeved that I’d found a way to satisfy her without compromising myself at all.”
Kim Harrison, Pale Demon

Criss Jami
“Whenever I think of something but can't think of what it was I was thinking of, I can't stop thinking until I think I'm thinking of it again. I think I think too much.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

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.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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

Mervyn Peake
“I am clever enough to know that I am clever.”
Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan

Tanzy Sayadi
“The aching in my chest
isn't because I miss you,
it's realizing that you have
become someone I no longer know,
your fears, your 4 am thoughts,
your achievements,
are things I no longer have an equivalent to.
Who we were and who we are
are four different people,
and the me from now
doesn't relate to the me from then,
let alone to the you from now.
-Tanzy Sayadi and Jarod Kintz”
Tanzy Sayadi, liQUID PROse QUOtes

J.K. Rowling
“Why can’t I drink the potion instead?” asked Harry desperately.
“Because I am much older, much cleverer, and much less valuable,” said Dumbledore.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Brian Celio
“I write my own quotes. Except this one. I obviously stole this from somebody really clever.”
Brian Celio

Paulo Coelho
من الأشخاص الذين يظن الجميع أنهم يملكون الأجابات عن كل شئ . والسبب أنه بقدر ما
نلوذ بالصمت , نبدو أذكياء فى نظر الاخرين”
Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

Laurie McBain
“I would not regret putting a hole in your arrogant chest, only it would be deflected when it hit that piece of rock you call a heart.”
Laurie McBain, Devil's Desire

Criss Jami
“Cleverness isn't always true nor is the truth always clever.”
Criss Jami, Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality

“Make sure it is God's trumpet you are blowing-
if it is only yours it won't wake the dead,
it will simply disturb the neighbours.”
W. Ian Thomas

Criss Jami
“There was a time when skepticism was an act of rebellion. Since to a degree I both believe in evolution and have faith, I can only conclude that, as prophesied, to have faith will someday be an act of rebellion.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

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

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.”
Mark Helprin, A Soldier of the Great War

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