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Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Recognize the cunning man not by the corpses he pays homage to but by the living writers he conspires against with the most shameful weapon, Silence, or the briefest review. (Quote by - Edward Dahlberg)

Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them. (Quote by - Bible)

Never suffer your courage to exert itself in fierceness, your resolution in obstinacy, your wisdom in cunning, nor your patience in sullenness and despair. (Quote by - Charles Palmer)

And he made the breastplate of cunning work, like the work of the ephod; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen. (Quote by - Bible)

This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler. (Quote by - Titus Maccius Plautus)

CUNNING, n. The faculty that distinguishes a weak animal or person from a strong one. It brings its possessor much mental satisfaction and great material adversity. An Italian proverb says: "The furrier gets the skins of more foxes than asses.". (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Nature is beneficent. I praise her and all her works. She is silent and wise. She is cunning, but for good ends. She has brought me here and will also lead me away. She may scold me, but she will not hate her work. I trust her. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Love is a cunning weaver of fantasies and fables. (Quote by - Sappho)

And Moses said unto the children of Israel, See, the LORD hath called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah; / And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship; / And to devise curious works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, / And in the cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of wood, to make any manner of cunning work. (Quote by - Bible)

If I thought he'd been valiant and so cunning in fence, I'd have seen him damned ere I'd have challenged him. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Sing us one of the songs of Zion. How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land? If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. (Quote by - Bible)

And thou shalt make a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made: / And thou shalt hang it upon four pillars of shittim wood overlaid with gold: their hooks shall be of gold, upon the four sockets of silver. (Quote by - Bible)

And every wise hearted man among them that wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work made he them. (Quote by - Bible)

Cunning men deal in generalizations. (Quote by - American Proverb)

And with him was Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver, and a cunning workman, and an embroiderer in blue, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine linen. (Quote by - Bible)

If words are to enter men's minds and bear fruit, they must be the right words shaped cunningly to pass men's defenses and explode silently and effectually within their minds. (Quote by - J. B. Phillips)

And they shall make the ephod of gold, of blue, and of purple, of scarlet, and fine twined linen, with cunning work. (Quote by - Bible)

I have so much respect for him and what he brings to the court, his tenacity out there, his numerous abilities, foot speed, his shot selection, his cunning on the court. (Quote by - Jim Courier)

We have dreamt of every woman there is, and dreamt too of the miracle that would bring us the pleasure of being a woman, for women have all the qualities / courage, passion, the capacity to love, cunning / whereas all our imagination can do is naively pile up the illusion of courage. (Quote by - Jean Baudrillard)

More are taken in by hope than by cunning. (Quote by - Luc De Clapiers)

Moreover there are workmen with thee in abundance, hewers and workers of stone and timber, and all manner of cunning men for every manner of work. (Quote by - Bible)

Job-related crimes have been rampant in some industries and government sections over the past years, but the amount of money has risen, crimes are committed more cunningly and more officials are absconding with large sums of public fund. (Quote by - Jia Chunwang)

Cunning . . . is but the low mimic of wisdom. (Quote by - Henry St. John Bolingbroke)

I thought the whole thing was so hilarious. I thought a film could show how ridiculous (corrupt executives) are. They are very cunning but also very stupid. (Quote by - Claude Chabrol)


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