Slyness Quotes

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

Mark Twain

He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.

Paul Keating

There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact.

Arthur Conan Doyle Sr.

Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.

Hesketh Pearson

Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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

John Lubbock

At 50, a man can be an ass without being an optimist but not an optimist without being an ass.

Mark Twain

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

Peter Kaye

After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can't face each other, but still they stay together.

Hemant Joshi

To be a flamboyant failure, that's better than being any kind of benign success.

Malcolm McLaren

Man has made many machines, complex and cunning, but which of them indeed rivals the workings of his heart?

Pablo Casals

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

Plato

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.

Giorgos Seferis

Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.

William Hazlitt

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold on to him. After marriage, she has to hold on to him to make love to him.

Marilyn Monroe

I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.

Jimi Hendrix

Everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life, and a secret life.

Gabriel Marquez

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.

Albert Einstein

Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?

Mark Twain

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.

Oscar Wilde

The path to the truth is found in the spaces between the lies.

Rain Bojangles

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

"Reality" is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.

Unknown

... The slyness of the rascal tickled the boy so much that he pushed back his hat, clapped his hands, and burst out laughing as he had not done before for weeks. Every one looked round surprised, and Sancho regarded them with a mildly inquiring air, ...

Louisa May Alcott

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Updated On : July 26, 2011
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