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And they did beat the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with cunning work. (Quote by - Bible)

How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The cunning man steals a horse, the wise man lets him alone. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much. (Quote by - Lydia M. Child)

The broad effects which can be obtained by punishment in man and beast, are the increase of fear, the sharpening of the sense of cunning, the mastery of the desires; so it is that punishment tames man, but does not make him "better.". (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

Pretence about anything sometimes deceives the wisest and shrewdest man, but, however cunningly it is hidden, a child of the meanest capacity feels it and is respelled by it. (Quote by - Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy)

Blockbusting fiction is bought as furniture. Unread, it maintains its value. Read, it looks like money wasted. Cunningly, Americans know that books contain a person, and they want the person, not the book. (Quote by - Anthony Burgess)

Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends. (Quote by - Charles de Gaulle)

Others take a more pragmatic view, at least of the failed CIA operation. It didn't succeed. It's not the first time, .. It's a very tough thing to throw a man out of power especially one as crafty and cunning as Saddam Hussein. (Quote by - Lee Hamilton)

Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods. (Quote by - Iris Murdoch)

If the lion was advised by the fox, he would be cunning. (Quote by - William Blake)

It's a tough disease. It's powerful, baffling and cunning. (Quote by - Charisse Strawberry)

The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others. (Quote by - Pierre Charron)

Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield. Nature's, not honour's, law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away, And by a prudent flight and cunning save a life, which valour could not, from. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user. (Quote by - John Tillotson)

You're asking the most cunning, secretive and diabolical type of felon to be part of the honor system. It's always been befuddling to me. (Quote by - Andy Kahan)

Be neither silly, nor cunning, but wise. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning. (Quote by - Mikhail Lermontov)

The seeming truth which cunning times put on to entrap the wisest. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Among men the barber is cunning; among birds the crow; among beasts the jackal; and among women, the malin (flower girl)

Quote by - Chanakya)

And he made a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: with cherubims made he it of cunning work. (Quote by - Bible)

For the most part, we don't know anything about the Master. We don't even know his name or biography, but we feel like we know everything about him. Why? Because Bulgakov so cunningly constructed him, we automatically add to him every minute without knowing it. (Quote by - Marietta Chudakova)

And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment with cunning work; after the work of the ephod thou shalt make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine twined linen, shalt thou make it. (Quote by - Bible)

We were conned by cunning fraudsters into believing that two people frolicking together on a poor quality film were the Princess of Wales and her former lover James Hewitt. (Quote by - Stuart Higgins)


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