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There is no Heaven, there is no Hell; These are the dreams of baby minds; Tools of the wily Fetisheer, To fright the fools his cunning blinds. (Quote by - Richard Burton)

The weak in courage is strong in cunning. (Quote by - William Blake)

And now I have sent a cunning man, endued with understanding, of Huram my father's, / The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of graving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with thy cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David thy father. (Quote by - Bible)

What a cunning mixture of sentiment, pity, tenderness, irony surrounds adolescence, what knowing watchfulness! Young birds on their first flight are hardly so hovered around. (Quote by - Georges Bernanos)

Cold & cunning come from the north: But cunning sans wisdom is nothing worth. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Cunning.. is but the low mimic of wisdom. (Quote by - Plato)

Pat Riley did a good job of bringing in some nice, cunning veterans, .. Even though they're big-name players, they're very, very unselfish. I don't see us having problems. (Quote by - Shaquille O'Neal)

From a dog's point of view his master is an elongated and abnormally cunning dog. (Quote by - Mabel L. Robinson)

The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear - and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool. (Quote by - George Savile)

A Whig is properly what is called a Trimmer - that is, a coward to both sides of the question, who dare not be a knave nor an honest man, but is a sort of whiffing, shuffling, cunning, silly, contemptible, unmeaning negation of the two. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

That [criminal] activity that he did was done thoughtfully, cunningly by him. (Quote by - Steven Decker)

It is a good point of cunning for a man to shape the answer he would have in his own words and propositions, for it makes the other party stick the less. (Quote by - Francis Bacon Sr.)

Bribes throw Dust into cunning Men's eyes. (Quote by - Proverb)

Women are told from their infancy, and taught by the example of their mothers, that a little knowledge of human weakness, justly termed cunning, softness of temper, outward obedience and a scrupulous attention to a puerile kind of propriety, will obtain for them the protection of man. (Quote by - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)

It is to see the faults of others, but difficult to see once own faults. One shows the faults of others like chaff winnowed in the wind, but one conceals one's own faults as a cunning gambler conceals his dice. (Quote by - Buddha)

That observation which is called knowledge of the world will be found much more frequently to make men cunning than good. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

The security has let us down badly here. The department is obviously very embarrassed by this. Cole is cunning and he is a great threat to the public. (Quote by - Ian McLean)

Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong. (Quote by - Bible)

My opportunities were still there, nay, they multiplied tenfold; but the strength and youth to cope with them began to fail, and to need eking out with the shifty cunning of experience. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Progress never defines its ultimate objective but thrusts its victims at once into an infinite series,' Mr. [John Crowe] Ransom said' 'Industrialism,' he declared, 'is rightfully a menial, of almost miraculous cunning, but no intelligence; it needs to be strongly governed, or it will destroy the economy of the household. Only a community of tough conservative habit can master it. (Quote by - Richard Weaver)

could charm the eyes off a rattlesnake. She was smart and cunning. (Quote by - Robert Blake)

Cunning is strength withheld. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

No sooner does a great man depart, and leave his character as public property, than a crowd of little men rushes towards it. There they are gathered together, blinking up to it with such vision as they have, scanning it from afar, hovering round it this way and that, each cunningly endeavoring, by all arts, to catch some reflex of it in the little mirror of himself. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)


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