Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
— Rumi

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Naguib Mahfouz cleverness quote

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It's good to be clever, but not to show it.
— Proverbs

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
— Albert Schweitzer

The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it.
— cleverness quotation by Francois de la Rochefoucauld