Quotation Explorer - 'Shrewd'

By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell -- and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed.
Sharpen and trust your judgement: learn when spending is a shrewd investment and when it is merely an indulgence - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It is, I think, a far lesser offense to blatantly ignore God’s directions for our lives rather than arrogantly think ourselves shrewd enough to be able to bend them to our liking without breaking them and therefore breaking ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding. They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know. - Jeremiah 4 22
Be mild with the mild, shrewd with the crafty, confiding to the honest, rough to the ruffian, and a thunderbolt to the liar. But in all this, never be unmindful of your own dignity. - John Brown
The shrewd help the strong.The wise help the weak. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I thought myself sufficiently shrewd to make whatever decisions I wanted to make, and then to be able to sufficiently steer those decisions away from the rather dark and nasty places they would naturally take me. And I stand oddly perplexed that suddenly everything around me is dark and nasty. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The shrewd marry for money, the scheming marry for status, the calculating marry for power, but the wise marry for love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
you turn into a shrewd tactician, making a series of cautious semicommitments without really surrendering to some larger purpose. You lose the ability to say a hundred noes for the sake of one overwhelming and fulfilling yes. - David Brooks
The shrewd may gain temporarily, but the wise gain permanently. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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