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"Country people tend to consider that they have a corner on righteousness and to distrust most manifestations of cleverness, while people in the city are leery of righteousness but ascribe to themselves all manner of cleverness." Edward Hoagland
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Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness." Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Cunning is strength withheld." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better." Herman Hesse
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"It's an invitation to cleverness. It's become clear to us who can print what, but here the entire title is an expletive, and it's going to be interesting to see how we'll get away with it." Mark Urman
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Oscar Wilde

"Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another." Oscar Wilde
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"Because we cannot compete on labor, we have to compete on cleverness." Mary Freeman
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Jalal Rumi

"Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment." Jalal Rumi
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Henri Frederic Amiel

"Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing" Henri Frederic Amiel
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Harriet Stowe

"The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity." Harriet Stowe
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Henri Frederic Amiel

"Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing." Henri Frederic Amiel
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

"The doctrine of human equality reposes on this: that there is no man really clever who has not found that he is stupid." Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

"One begins to mistrust very clever people when they become embarrassed" Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness." Aleister Crowley
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"Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness." Thomas Huxley
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"Diplomacy is a disguised war, in which states seek to gain by barter and intrigue, by the cleverness of arts, the objectives which they would have to gain more clumsily by means of war." Randolph Bourne
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"All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few." Stendhal Stendhal
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 Euripides

"The bold are helpless without cleverness" Euripides
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"It is great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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George Bernard Shaw

"Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare." George Bernard Shaw
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