Quotes on Clever Person

Any clever person can make plans for winning a war if he has no responsibility for carrying them out. Winston Churchill

To be rude is as good as being clever. Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Many of the greatest men have owed their success to industry rather than to cleverness. John Lubbock

I would for sure do a thousand dollar meet and greet because literally every single person knows where I live. Vince Staples

I have a troubled relationship with Hunter S. Thompson, not just because he kicked me out of a bar but also because it's become clear to me that he was not a good person. Andy Daly

I'm not going to hide the fact that I am a happy person. Blake Judd

I feel like I'm a better person when I'm quieter. Bill Murray

In my work, I wanted something irreducible, an absence of the gimmicky and clever. Isamu Noguchi

[I am] loyal, ambitious and clever. Mike Holloway

Precisely because we do not communicate by singing, a song can be out of place but not out of character; it is just as credible that a stupid person should sing beautifully as that a clever person should do so. W H Auden

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. Albert Einstein

Over the last fifteen years, every single person the U.S. has tried to extradite from Sweden has been extradited, and they refuse to provide a guarantee [that won't happen]. Julian Assange

The most powerful weapon known is the weapon of blessing. Therefore, a clever person relies on it. He wins with peace, not with war. Laozi

We live in this world like a child who enters a room where a clever person is speaking. The child did not hear the beginning of the speech, and he leaves before the end; and there are certain things which he hears but does not understand Leo Tolstoy

I was struck all on a heap. Richard Brinsley Sheridan

But am I clever and right or clever and wrong? Cassandra Clare

There is nothing Clever about not being Happy Arnaud Desjardins

A fool is a person who guesses and gets it wrong, a clever man is one who guesses, regardless of time period, and gets it right. Voltaire

I am not clear that God manoeuvres physical things? After all, a conjuring trick with bones only proves that it is as clever as a conjuring trick with bones David Jenkins

You are good for nothing unless you are clever. Henry James

Play isn't you being clever, or finding a trick, or finding a way of covering over your own misery, or persuading someone to do what you want. It's the process of working with the materials that you find and discovering what's possible with them. Ian Bogost

Humor is important. If you're going to tell any sort of realistic story, you're going to have to have humor in it, because people are funny. Clever people especially. Patrick Rothfuss

Dads don't need to be tall and broad-shouldered and clever. Love makes them so. Pam Brown

That was when the Spanish came in and conquered the Aztecs. I thought that was a clever thing. Les Baxter

I would never create an image for myself; I'm not that clever. Ellie Goulding

Mr. [Aldous] Huxley has been the alarming young man for a long time, a sort of perpetual clever nephew who can be relied on to flutter the lunch party. Whatever will he say next? How does he think of those things? He has been deplored once or twice, but feeling is in his favor: he is steadily read. He is at once the truly clever person and the stupid person's idea of the clever person; he is expected to be relentless, to administer intellectual shocks. Elizabeth Bowen

I'm a better person when I'm preparing for a role, when I'm studying a role. Val Kilmer

Leadership is not about being a nice person or not a nice person. Simon Sinek

I'd like to be remembered as a good person, that gave as much as she could with what she had to give. Mya

I have always been a business person. Bethenny Frankel

I am a positive person and do not allow things to get on top of me. Jamie Redknapp

I'm happy; I'm a happy person. Brian Wilson

Cleverness is a burden after that. You are supposed to settle down and be a good person, raise your children, and be good to your friends, which you may not have been back when you were clever. Garrison Keillor

Everything I do is inspired by my early life", Bourgeois' looked up to her mother who was the most important person in her life for many reasons, 'Maman' symbolizes her mother; "The friend, because my best friend was my mother and she was deliberate, clever, patient, soothing, reasonable, dainty, subtle, indispensable, neat, and as useful as a spider. Louise Bourgeois

It's so easy to persecute an older, overweight, unwise, crude, ignorant woman who may very well be a good person at heart who has achieved a great deal in her life. So easy to vilify her and hate her and try to destroy her life. Woe to anyone today who is not slender, young, clever and politically correct. Anne Rice

A stupid person can make only certain, limited types of errors; the mistakes open to a clever fellow are far broader. But to the one who knows how smart he is compared to everyone else, the possibilities for true idiocy are boundless. Steven Brust

[Kay] was not at all an unpleasant person really, but clever, quick, proud, passionate and ambitious. He was one of those people who would be neither a follower nor a leader, but only an aspiring heart, impatient in the failing body which imprisoned it. T. H. White

The worst part of an eminent man's conversation is, nine times out of ten, to be found in that part by which he means to be clever. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

If you are clever enough to figure out what men want, you are either too wise to marry them or too intimidating for them to marry you. Oswald Spengler

Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. Benjamin Disraeli

The moment in the account of Adam and Eve in the book of Genesis is when they realize they're naked and try and cover themselves with fig leaves. That seemed to me a perfect allegory of what happened in the 20th century with regard to literary modernism. Literary modernism grew out of a sense that, "Oh my god! I'm telling a story! Oh, that can't be the case, because I'm a clever person. I'm a literary person! What am I going to do to distinguish myself?...a lot of modernism does seem to come out of a fear of being thought an ordinary storyteller. Philip Pullman

There is nothing wrong with being the most important person under the sun if everybody else is just as important as you are. L Ron Hubbard

I'm a morning person and a night person. So I have to be a nap person, or else I'm a tired person. Jeri Smith-Ready

I never thought of myself as the leader. The most important person, perhaps. Freddie Mercury

I believe you can take all experiences and use them as knowledge and fuel to be a better person. Allison Holker

You can't be a good person when you're writing and a bad person to your husband or a bad friend. Ann Patchett

It's really rubbish that some kind of "technical" learning means you will be a better person because you know this skill better. Ai Weiwei

My fans firstly [inspire me]. They make me want to be a better person and really motivate me when times get tough. Also Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" and, oddly enough, hubcaps. Ashley Rickards

Sexiness is all about your personality, being genuine and confident, and being a good person. Erin Heatherton

I have never thought about my sexuality being right or wrong. To me it has always been a case of finding the right person. George Michael

I think you are who you are, and your kids will see who you are. So you'd better be a good person, because they are going to see it, and that's going to shape them. They are going to become you. Alicia Keys

George Clooney is a super-human, he's just such an amazing human being, he taught me how to be a better person and a better actor! Shailene Woodley

The best person to get something done is a busy person. Mark Burnett

A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less. Jean De La Bruyere

Courtesy is the politic witchery of great personages. Baltasar Gracian

The more you do, the more you can do. William Hazlitt

I'm very much a night person. Morning is a thing I only experience because I have to. Patrick Stump

Ive always been a religious person. Chuck Pagano

If your religion hasn't made you a better person, then it has failed you as a religion. Immortal Technique

I choose to be a happy person. I choose not to be a bitter person Britney Spears

The best person I know is Myself. Jeff Kinney

You can't always be the most talented person in the room. But you can be the most competitive Pat Summitt

The reason that one person rejects you will be the exact same reason someone else is drawn to you. Richard Fenton

You have to be a strong person to be in music, especially Christina Milian

An angry person is always full of poison. Confucius

Most people buy not because they believe, but because the sales person believes. Ben Feldman

Everyone has their own special set of problems - in their own minds. L'Wren Scott

I've always been a morning person, and what I don't get done in the morning I really don't get done at all. Mary Ann Hoberman

Kathy Burgess describes [Hillary] Clinton as fun and an all-around great person but admits it doesn't come through well. Tamara Keith

I've gotten incredibly lucky with the people I've gotten to work with. It's made my mind better, and it's made me a better person. Zoe Kazan

I didn't elect [Barack] Obama because he's a black; I voted for Obama because he was the right person at the time. Danny Glover

I was always a lonely person when I was with everyone. Ernest Hemingway

Rejection's just something that you need to get used to and you need to accept it and you need to know there's always going to be someone that's smarter, prettier, younger, or knows the right person over you. April Rose

You'd get on the plane; and every single person is somebody really, really famous. It just killed me. On one flight you'd have Linda Gray, O.J. Simpson, Robert De Niro, Carol Burnett, Loni Anderson and Burt Reynolds... and Francis Ford Coppola. Paul Reubens

I didn't think I was the right person to do that job but I do think Michael Gove is and that's why I'm backing him. Nicky Morgan

It is better to kill one hundred innocents than to let one guilty person go. Dolores Ibarruri

A genuinely happy person is one who has rendered others happy. Daisaku Ikeda

I've always been quite a happy person, but when I'm low, I'm pretty darn low. Pam Dawber

And I wasn't convinced that I was the most talented person in the world. Debbie Harry

I do everything in the third person. Performance is about being someone else. Renee Fleming



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