A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.— John C. Maxwell
Revealing Being Smart quotations
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
You have your whole life ahead of you.
Be smart. Study hard and be independent. I'm afraid the chances of your getting a dowry are slim. You must rely on yourself. No matter what else people may steal from you, they will never be able to take away your knowledge. The world is changing. You must make your own life outside this home.
The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.
What we think or what we know or what we believe is in the end of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do
I wish my name was Brian because maybe sometimes people would misspell my name and call me Brain. That's like a free compliment and you don't even gotta be smart to notice it.
When you get hit that's when you've got to be calm.
A professional fighter has to learn how to hit and not get hit, and at the same time be exciting. That's what professional boxing is about. You've got to be clever, you've got to be smart, and not get hit, and when you're able to do this, you're a fighter.
You can be smart and happy or stupid and miserable. . . it's your choice
You must be oh-so smart, or oh-so pleasant.
For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant...and you may quote me.
If you want your children to be smart, tell them stories.
If you want them to be really smart, tell them more stories. If you want your children to be brilliant, tell them even more stories.
Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.
For a woman to be able to dominate and also be feminine and soft, that's a talent. And its not all about appearance. A woman who has a brain, who is street-smart and book-smart, that woman is very, very sexy to me.
If you can be funny, it means you're intelligent. Your brain is working fast.
Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.
If you think you can't, you're right.
The world needs you. It doesn't need you at a party having read a book about how to appear smart at parties - these books exist, and they're tempting - but resist falling into that trap. The world needs you at the party starting real conversations, saying, 'I don't know,' and being kind.
No matter how smart or well-educated you are, you can be deceived.
Stupid presidents, smart presidents, white presidents, black presidents - doesn't work! What this country needs is a crazy Third World dictator. And Donald Trump has what it takes to be that. He's already got a plane with his name on it, solid gold buildings, a harem...
I'd much rather be a woman than a man.
Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships.
When you're an outsider or a misfit, if you play it smart, your motto should be, 'I'll show 'em. I will show you.'
I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful. Even more, I would love to see women held to different standards, other than the superficial ones that we're held to.
Be smart, but never show it.
I don't know what's going on, and I'm probably not smart enough to understand if somebody was to explain it to me. All I know is we're being tested somehow, by somebody or some thing a whole lot smarter than us, and all I can do is be friendly and keep calm and try and have a nice time till it's over.
If I couldn't be pretty, I decided I would be smart.
To be successful, keep looking tanned, live in an elegant building (even if you're in the cellar), be seen in smart restaurants (even if you only nurse one drink) and if you borrow, borrow big.
Do not let anyone tell you what you can be.
Do not let anyone tell you that you are not good enough or smart enough. Remember that nobody is better than you. Everybody puts on their pants one leg at a time.
You know what lasts longer than beauty? Being smart.
So many times we say that we can't serve God because we aren't whatever is needed. We're not talented enough or smart enough or whatever. But if you are in covenant with Jesus Christ, He is responsible for covering your weaknesses, for being your strength. He will give you His abilities for your disabilities!
We get so worried about being pretty.
Let’s be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong.
The whole foundation of Christianity is based on the idea that intellectualism is the work of the Devil. Remember the apple on the tree? Okay, it was the Tree of Knowledge. You eat this apple, you're going to be as smart as God. We can't have that.
I think there ought to be some serious discussion by smart people, really smart people, about whether or not proliferation of things like The Smoking Gun and TMZ and YouTube and the whole celebrity culture is healthy.
Obscenities... I think a lot of dumb people do it because they can't think of what they want to say and they're frustrated. A lot of smart people do it to pretend they aren't very smart - want to be just one of the boys.
A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization, not as it is, but as it should be
I'm a meathead, man. You've got smart people, and you've got dumb people. I just happen to be dumb.
Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.