There are very few new things in this world, very few. That's why people that are young, if they're smart, try to profit from the experience of an older guy so they won't have to go through all the pain and suffering. But a certain amount of pain and suffer is good, because it makes a person think they've learned.— Cus D'Amato
Inspiring Very Smart quotations
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.
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.
The smarter you get, the less you speak.
The dog is very smart. He feels sorry for me because I receive so much mail; that's why he tries to bite the mailman.
I wasn't attractive, I wasn't very verbal, I wasn't very smart in school.
I wasn't anything that showed the world I was something special, but I had this tremendous hope all the time. I had this tremendous spirit that kept me going... I was a happy child, because I had this feeling that I was going to go beyond my body physical... I just knew it.
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.
You are too smart to worry and too cute to care.
I was a bookworm, and very skinny with big, thick glasses.
I never went on dates and guys were afraid of me because I was smart. So I got contact lenses, started to dress a little better and tried not to talk about Plato with boys. It worked!
In Europe they call geeks 'smart people,' and frankly I think we live in a culture that doesn't value intelligence enough; so I am very proud in saying that I am a geek.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Even fools seem smart when they are quiet.
Ludacris is a very smart individual. He's about his business. Everything is business with him. So I learned a lot about making deals from him.
I'm an optimist in the sense that I believe humans are noble and honorable, and some of them are really smart. I have a very optimistic view of individuals.
The problem with Salafis is that they are religiously sincere and politically naïve. And they allow themselves to be supported by people who have no religious sincerity but who are politically very smart, especially when it comes to their economic interests.
Rumors excite the stupid, facts excite the smart.
Make sure your life is a rare entertainment! It doesn't take anything drastic.
You needn't be gorgeous or wealthy or smart, just very enthusiastic!
Raptors are smart. Very smart. Believe me, all the problems we have so far are nothing compared with what we'd have if the raptors ever got out of their holding pen.
I'm a really, really, smart, multi-talented almost-genius, who's very annoying.
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.
A man who correctly guesses a woman`s age may be smart, but he's not very bright.
I had to run away from home in order to be a musician.
Because I came from a family of... my father was a health inspector; my mother was a social worker. And I was pretty smart in school. So they expected me to be some kind of academic - schoolteacher, or doctor, lawyer - and they were very disappointed when I told them I wanted to be a musician.
She's kind of a walking poem, she's this perfect beauty.
..but at the same time very deep, very smart.
Promise me you'll always remember: you're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
The work environment is very important in determining how enjoyable work is.
It is very important to work with smart guys who have a superior level of intellectual bandwidth and still have softer skills as well.
I always enjoy coming to Israel. Israelis are warm, they're energetic people. Forthright. Very smart. I always like smart people. They're nice people, you know. Aggressive, and I respect that aggressiveness because you need it in their situation.
It as if you took a lot of very good food and some dog excrement and blended it all up so that you can't possibly figure out what's good or bad. It's an intimate mixture of rubbish and good ideas, and it's very hard to disentangle the two, because these are smart people; they're not stupid.
You're braver than you believe, and stronger that you seem, and smarter than you think.
It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl, as opposed to some other, different kind. And I think that made a great deal of difference to me growing up and in my life afterward.
The thing about hip-hop today is it's smart, it's insightful.
The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.
A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.
I am not very smart, but I recognize that I am not very smart.
I wanted to play a mother again. I thought it would be interesting to play the mother of an older child. And it was also the kind of part I've been looking for my whole career, actually, in film. You know, just to play a femme fatale who's very smart, and wicked.
Let's be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong
The villain is usually the most interesting part.
But it has to be a smart thing. Just dumb cliché villains with a Russian accent and big muscles and a mean face, I don’t know. My Russian accent isn’t that great, and the muscles aren’t that big and the mean face is not enough. You know what I mean? It gets very boring. Tedious stuff.
Normally seven minutes of another person's company was enough to give her a headache so she set things up to live as a recluse. She was perfectly content as long as people left her in peace. Unfortunately society was not very smart or understanding.
I don't need someone with a hot body.
He can be fat or overweight and have a belly. It's very much about style and substance and humor, interest, curiosity and really being smart.
Intelligence is a way of acting. If you act intelligently you are smart. Regardless of your IQ.
The people who built Silicon Valley were engineers.
They learned business, they learned a lot of different things, but they had a real belief that humans, if they worked hard with other creative, smart people, could solve most of humankind's problems. I believe that very much.
If a woman rebels against high-heeled shoes, she should take care to do it in a very smart hat
At this very moment, you may be saying to yourself that you have any number of admirable qualities. You are a loyal friend, a caring person, someone who is smart, dependable, fun to be around. That's wonderful, and I'm happy for you, but let me ask you this: are you being any of those things to yourself?
I feel we live in the kind of culture now where you have to be very smart to navigate the right way, and I just don't have those smarts. I think with age and time it will change, but I can't obsess about it.
To be a good actor, you have to be very smart.
But to be a great actor, you also have to have a streak of, 'I'm an idiot, a complete lunatic.'