One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
— William Lyon Phelps

Marijuana is self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be?
P. J. O'Rourke acuteness quote

If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
— Alexander Smith

If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism.
— Wallace Stevens

I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.
— acuteness quotation by Gerald R. Ford