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If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants. (Quote by - Lao Tzu)

You can't have everything. Where would you put it?. (Quote by - Stephen Wright)

Wit is often a mask. If you tear it you will find either genius irritated or cleverness juggling. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

When a man's acts are honest and just, it is hard to know if they result from righteousness or cleverness. (Quote by - Duc de La Rochefoucauld)

The doctrine of human equality reposes on this: that there is no man really clever who has not found that he is stupid. (Quote by - Chesterton, Gilbert K.)

We believe this is a cleverly disguised opportunity for us to grow, and we are growing to meet this challenge. (Quote by - Yolanda King)

Don't you see, don't you see, that the charade is over? And all the "Best Deceptions" and "Clever Cover Story" awards go to you. So kiss me hard 'cause this will be the last time that I let you. (Quote by - Dashboard Confessional)

Is this true or only clever?. (Quote by - Augustine Birrell)

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. (Quote by - Plato)

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

The Al Qaeda network is very clever at making it as difficult as possible for authorities to secure their communications, for example. They're trained to avoid detection and to resist questioning. And convictions will only occur when the evidence holds up. (Quote by - Paul Wilkinson)

We won't know until later how serious it is although it doesn't look too clever. (Quote by - Hugh Campbell)

The fish did not notice the net in the deep and salty sea. It was so clever and beautiful, but why was it so confident? By its actions it was caught, and now death cannot be turned away from its head. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

O camel-like mind, you are so fickle; give up your cleverness and corruption. (Quote by - Atharva Veda)

A stupid manís report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconciously translates what he hears into something he can understand. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

The man who is clever and industrious is suited to high staff appointments; use can be made of a man who is stupid and lazy; the man who is clever and lazy is suited for the highest command, he has the nerve to deal with all situations; but the man who is stupid and industrious is a danger and must be dismissed immediately. (Quote by - Baron von Hammerstein-Equoard)

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes. (Quote by - Jack Handey)

The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it. (Quote by - Duc de La Rochefoucauld)

You would think I woudl be smart enough to figure it out myself after about three years, but I wasnít quite clever enough(Quote by - Darren Clarke)

So much interviewing these days is about the presenter - Iím a clever boy, Iím going to be smart with people; or itís a trivial - how do you like your eggs boiled?(Quote by - Michael Parkinson)

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

We judge matters so superficially that ordinary acts and words, done and spoken with some flair and some knowledge of worldly matters, often succeed better than the greatest cleverness. (Quote by - Magdeleine Sable)

Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also. (Quote by - Billy Wilder)

If nobodys perfect, then God must be nobody, if God is nobody, then God is nothing, if God is nothing then he does not exsist. (Quote by - Livvy Anderson)

Though you may have known clever men who were indolent, you never knew a great man who was so; and when I hear a young man spoken of as giving promise of great genius, the first question I ask about him always is, Does he work?(Quote by - John Ruskin)


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