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If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it the third time - a tremendous whack. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

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. (Quote by - Shel Silverstein)

Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile. (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)

Once more they showed how clever they are. (Quote by - Robert Taylor)

The advice of a clever woman can ruin a strong town. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

Government might want to consider how it can wriggle more cleverly to balance the 25 per cent increase against its commitment to lift economic growth. (Quote by - David Lowe)

He is sort of the 'X factor' in their offense. [He's] quick, very quick, and real clever, too. He makes a difference when he's healthy. (Quote by - Will Witherspoon)

Writing is learning to say nothing, more cleverly each day. (Quote by - William Allingham)

The dummy races are always popular. People get graded for how clever and original the dummy is, how well it goes down the hill and how spectacular the crash is -- it goes over a ski jump. Rumor has it that one of the dummies will look like me this year. (Quote by - Chuck Shepard)

People who knowingly select movies and television programs featuring foul language deserve exactly what they get. . . . Many people will wonder why governments that are clever enough to devise ways to shield children from the dangers of prayer in the classroom should not be clever enough to shield them from the evils of vulgarity in entertainment. (Quote by - Edward Grimsley)

Joey's got to be a bit cuter and cleverer in the way he tackles. (Quote by - Stuart Pearce)

Cleverness is not wisdom. (Quote by - Euripides)

Without order or authority in the spirit of man the free way of life leads through weakness, disorganization, self-indulgence, and moral indifference to the destruction of freedom itself. The tragic ordeal through which the Western world is passing was prepared in the long period of easy liberty, during which men . . . forgot that their freedom was achieved by heroic sacrifice. . . . They forgot that their rights were founded on their duties. . . . They thought it clever to be cynical, enlightened to be unbelieving, and sensible to be soft. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a clever woman to manage a fool. (Quote by - Rudyard Kipling)

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. (Quote by - Edward Hoagland)

If all the good people were clever And all the clever people were good The world would be nicer than ever We thought that it possibly could. But somehow, 'tis seldom or ner The two hit it off as they should The good are so harsh to the clever The clever so rude to the good!(Quote by - Elizabeth Wordsworth)

He is a wily player, very clever. He is very experienced and you have to always know where he is in the box. He is still very much a force to be reckoned with. (Quote by - Alan Pardew)

We turned the ball over way too much. We need to be more clever with the ball. (Quote by - Bob Knight)

You want to make an impression. Being clever helps. (Quote by - Leonard Maltin)

No clever arrangement of bad eggs ever made a good omelet. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son. (Quote by - Russian Proverb)

Itís good to be clever, but not to show it. (Quote by - French Proverb)

Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

You can actually out-clever yourself in these situations. (Quote by - Jim Merlis)


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