Slyness Quotes

Money is a good servant, but a poor master.

Dominique Bouhours

It is great cleverness to know when to conceal ones cleverness.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy.

Elbert Einstein

Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Too great cleverness is but deceptive delicacy, true delicacy is the most substantial cleverness.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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

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Updated On : July 26, 2011
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