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What are the best shrewd quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is shrewd!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Bible, Charles Horton Cooley or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous shrewd quote.

Be not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shrewd unto thee than men understand. — Bible

A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius. — Charles Horton Cooley

There goes a saying, and 'twas shrewdly said, Old fish at table, but young flesh in bed. — Alexander Pope

When people put their ballots in the boxes, they are, by that act, inoculated against the feeling that the government is not theirs. They then accept, in some measure, that its errors are their errors, its aberrations their aberrations, that any revolt will be against them. It's a remarkably shrewd and rather conservative arrangement when one thinks of it. — John Kenneth Galbraith

Man is a shrewd inventor, and is ever taking the hint of a new machine from his own structure, adapting some secret of his own anatomy in iron, wood, and leather, to some required function in the work of the world. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

The cycle of the machine is now coming to an end. Man has learned much in the hard discipline and the shrewd, unflinching grasp of practical possibilities that the machine has provided in the last three centuries: but we can no more continue to live in the world of the machine than we could live successfully on the barren surface of the moon. — Lewis Mumford

Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

We shouldn't have to be burdened with all the technicalities that come up from time to time with shrewd, smart lawyers interpreting what the laws or what the Constitution may or may not say. — Dan Quayle