Slyness Quotes

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

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

Mark Twain

He is a self-made man and worships his creator.

John Bright

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

Paul Keating

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

Rain Bojangles

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

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

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.


... 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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