Quotation Explorer - 'Cleverness'

All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Kindness is true wisdom—not cleverness. - Debasish Mridha
All human behaviour, language, thoughts, feelings, actions, and consciousness emerge from this massively interconnected network of neurons. Each neuron is pretty dumb; it either fires in a certain situation or it doesn’t, but out of this mass dumbness comes great cleverness. - Trevor Harley
Cleverness is egocentric, dramatic, gives you an illusion of success. We are always running behind it and ultimately suffer. Whereas simplicity is spiritual, blissful, not dramatic, simple but joyful and gives inner peace. Which is our ultimate goal. - Debasish Mridha
A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to comprehend his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
It's a fine line between cleverness and stupidity.
People always knock what's new but I love the modern Internet, where cleverness is currency. Social media is a cleverness meritocracy. We're living in it. - Alexei Maxim Russell
...while cleverness is appropriate to rhetoric, and inventiveness to poetry, truth alone is appropriate to history. - Procopius of Caesarea
Cleverness have no meanings until you find the stupidity that teach you. - Lena Hussain
The physique of a Messiah. But too clever to believe in God or be convinced of his own mission. And too sensitive, even if he were convinced, to carry it out. His muscles would like to act and his feelings would like to believe; but his nerve-endings and his cleverness won't allow it. - Aldous Huxley
You have more brain cells than there are grains of sand on your favorite beach, and you have cleverness, dexterity, and creativity—all of which powerfully combine when you are at risk—if you listen to your intuition - Gavin de Becker
An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. - Elbert Hubbard
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. - Plato
Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens. - Edward de Bono
Thus, though we have heard of stupid haste in war, cleverness has never been seen associated with long delays.
...I wanna a break from this corrupted humanity what more to say??? Going in so down level, that the stupidy is going in the paradox of stupidity. The cleverness is lost in the black hole, for god sake! - Deyth Banger
We were young, thoughtless - carried away with our own cleverness - J.K. Rowling
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