Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.— David Bowie
Joyful Cleverness quotations
A stupid man's report of what clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you'd ever imagined. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Yesterday I was clever. So I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise. So I am changing myself.
A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
I want you any way I can get you. Not because you’re beautiful or clever or kind or adorable, although devil knows you’re all those things. I want you because there’s no one else like you, and I don’t ever want to start a day without seeing you.
What gets measured gets managed.
The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.
Christianity is not a matter of persuading people of particular ideas, but of inviting them to share in the greatness of Christ. So pray that I may never fall into the trap of impressing people with clever speech, but instead I may learn to speak with humility, desiring only to impress people with Christ himself.
When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
Invisible threads are the strongest ties.
The Spider is an ode to my mother. She was my best friend. Like a spider, my mother was a weaver. . . Like spiders, my mother was very clever. Spiders are friendly presences that eat mosquitoes. We know that mosquitoes spread diseases and are therefore unwanted. So, spiders are helpful and protective, just like my mother.
I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation
More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.
This is where we are at right now, as a whole.
No one is left out of the loop. We are experiencing a reality based on a thin veneer of lies and illusions. A world where greed is our God and wisdom is sin, where division is key and unity is fantasy, where the ego-driven cleverness of the mind is praised, rather than the intelligence of the heart.
Men Wanted for Dangerous Expedition: Low Wages for Long Hours of Arduous Labour under Brutal Conditions; Months of Continual Darkness and Extreme Cold; Great Risk to Life and Limb from Disease, Accidents and Other Hazards; Small Chance of Fame in Case of Success.
Under its current form, that is imperialism-controlled, debt is a cleverly managed re-conquest of Africa, aiming at subjugating its growth and development through foreign rules. Thus, each one of us becomes the financial slave, which is to say a true slave.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
What a newspaper needs in its news, in its headlines, and on its editorial page is terseness, humor, descriptive power, satire, originality, good literary style, clever condensation and accuracy, accuracy, accuracy.
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.
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
Treat every moment as a gift, that is why it is called the present.
Fear is the destructive energy in man.
It withers the mind, it distorts thought, it leads to all kinds of extraordinarily clever and subtle theories, absurd superstitions, dogmas, and beliefs.
In the universe there is an immeasurable, indescribable force which shamens call intent, and absolutely everything that exists in the entire cosmos is attached to intent by a connecting link.
The conflict with Hell cannot be maintained by men, even the most clever.
The Immaculata alone has from God the promise of victory over Satan.
I don't have Romário's technique, [Marc] Overmars' pace or [Patrick] Kluivert's strength. But I work harder than the others. I'm like the student who is not as clever, but revises for his exams and does OK in the end.
Mercedes Benz : A mechanical device that increases sexual arousal in women.
You lose your anonymity just like a helium balloon with a string.
Therefore people are going to have their own opinion and they're going to write in whatever clever manner they desire
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes.
Lots of people working in cryptography have no deep concern with real application issues. They are trying to discover things clever enough to write papers about
Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.