Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
I look back and think I'm a smart person! What the hell was I thinking?britney spears
"You've been weeping, I see - that's our grand resource, you know. But doesn't it make your eyes smart? and do you always find it to answer?"anne brontë
If you're up against a smart opponent, make him think himself to death.c. j. cherryh
I realised fairly early that the 'wisdom of the ages' - whether from 3000 years ago or yesterday - often was simply and perfectly adaptable to the context of the football arena, and immensely valuable. From my regular morning habit of reading, I would write down any wise, pragmatic and smart quotes and ideas that struck me, and that I felt could be of use in coaching.jack gibson
Gotos aren't damnable to begin with. If you aren't smart enough to distinguish what's bad about some gotos from all gotos, goto hell.erik naggum
I was smart enough to know it would probably make me a salable item for the paparazzi. I knew I’d have to move to a home that had a gate. But that pearl of possibility that lives in your heart when you meet somebody you want to know more about has such a different molecular density than everything else that you have to pursue it.john mayer
A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals and you know it.
The same costume will be: Indecent 10 years before its time, Shameless 5 years before its time, Outre, (daring) 1 year before its time, smart, Dowdy 1 year after its time, Hideous 10 years after its time, Ridiculous 20 years after its time, Amusing 30 years after its time, Quaint 50 years after its time, Charming 70 years after its time, Romantic 100 years after its time, Beautiful 150 years after its time.James Laver
Smarter than most of his colleagues in theTruman cabinet, but not smart enough to hide it.
Darkness and light divide the course of time, and oblivion shares with memory, a great part even of our living beings; we slightly remember our felicities, and the smartest strokes of affliction leave but short smart upon us. Sense endureth no extremities, and sorrows destroy us or themselves. To weep into stones are fables.
We wanted to create something the kids wanted to wear and look really smart in.simon gipson
I may not be smart enough to debate you point-for-point on this, but I have the feeling about 60% of what you say is crap.david letterman
Think of all the smart people made stupid by flaws of character. The finest watch isn’t fine long when used as a hammer.james richardson
A smart man isn't necessarily one who knows all the answers, but knows where to find them.
A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals, and you know it.
For the task assigned them Men aren't smart enough or sly Any rogue can blind them With a clever lie.bertolt brecht
In the case of a man and a woman [accused of commiting a crime together], both will often agree to the man taking the rap despite the man being more likely to receive a longer sentence and more likely to be raped in prison. If blacks were agreeing to do that for whites, the black community would be smart enough to call that ‘learned subservience.’warren farrell
Russ Feingold is one of our best - he is very smart, very hardworking and very independent. If he irritates some of his colleagues from time to time, I think sometimes all of us do.russ feingold
Everybody thought Barack Obama was going to [inspire people] when he came to Washington, but, you know, the Senate seems like the place where smart people go to die.jon stewart
The smart man knows bandages only hides his wound.
When once these rebels have felt a smart blow, they will submit.
It took a couple of hundred million years to develop a thinking ape and you want a smart one in a lousy few hundred thousand?spider robinson
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