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
Irresistibly Smartness quotations
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
A lot of people like to fool you and say that you're not smart if you never went to college, but common sense rules over everything. That's what I learned from selling crack.
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese
The smarter you get, the less you speak.
When someone isn’t smart enough to express their frustration, they use dirty words. Those are words that describe a lack of intelligence. Smart people don’t use those kind of dirty words, because they find it an insult to their intelligence.
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.
Yes, I'm a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted and tough.
You are too smart to worry and too cute to care.
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Even fools seem smart when they are quiet.
The thing about smart people is that they seem like crazy people to dumb people.
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
All the smart money got they bets on me / And all the real niggas wish the best for me
Promise me you'll always remember: you're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
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.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse;
however, if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde.
Rumors excite the stupid, facts excite the smart.
Today's smart marketers don't sell products;
they sell benefit packages. They don't sell purchase value only; they sell use value.
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.
Men are basically smart or dumb and lazy or ambitious.
The dumb and ambitious ones are dangerous and I get rid of them. The dumb and lazy ones I give mundane duties. The smart ambitious ones I put on my staff. The smart and lazy ones I make my commanders.
Governments don't want a population capable of critical thinkng. They want obedient workers, people just smart enough to run the machines and just dumb enough to passively accept their situation.
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.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
The devil is not fighting religion. He´s too smart for that. He is producing a counterfeit Christianity, so much like the real one that good Christians are afraid to speak out against it.
You're braver than you believe, and stronger that you seem, and smarter than you think.
It's not how deep you go, it's how you go deep.
Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you.
You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong.
A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.
Your looks are laughable, unphotographable, yet you're my favorite work of art.
Is your figure less than Greek, is your mouth a little weak? When you open it to speak, are you smart?
Let's be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong
When the world is predictable you need smart people.
When the world is unpredictable you need adaptable people.
A smart man can't beat a hardworking man and a hard working man can't beat a happy working man.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Intelligence is a way of acting. If you act intelligently you are smart. Regardless of your IQ.
The sponsors of war closely resemble the weapons they create.
And smart bombs, depleted uranium, land mines, rockets and tanks, rather than protect 'widows and orphans and strangers at the gate', are designed precisely to create 'widows and orphans', to transform strangers into enemies and enemies into corpses.
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.
My point, once again, is not that those ancient people told literal stories and we are now smart enough to take them symbolically, but that they told them symbolically and we are now dumb enough to take them literally.