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
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.Ed Solomon, screenplay, Men in Black
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
My generation of Canadians grew up believing that, if we were very good or very smart, or both, we would someday graduate from Canada.1970 'Notebook', in Saturday Night, Oct.
Being inpoliticsislikebeing a football coach.Youhaveto be smart enough to know the game and stupid enough to think it is important.1991 In the Los Angeles Times,7 Dec.
I'm not smart. I try to observe. Millions saw the apple fall but Newton was the one who asked why.bernard baruch
If [Apple] is smart it will call the iPhone a "reference design" and pass it to some suckers to build with someone else's marketing budget. Then it can wash its hands of any marketplace failures. It should do that immediately before it's too late.john c. dvorak
If you want to get an interesting perspective do not think of Hugh as a traditional 20th century physicist but more of a Renaissance man with interests and skills in many different areas. He was smart and lots of things interested him and he brought the same general conceptual methodology to solve them. The subject matter was not so important as the solution ideas.hugh everett
The way that big software companies used to make software was hiring all the smart people, locking them in a room, and sliding pizza under the door, until they had written whatever needed writing. And then selling tickets to get into the room.simon phipps
To me the key thing is getting it right. And if a person's really smart and they're doing fantastic work, I don't care if they're a high school kid or a Harvard professor; it's the work that matters.jimmy wales
In the new conditions created by the global economy, the information revolution and the growth of smart technologies, it is more necessary than ever for all companies to be guided by their rich spiritual inheritance, as spiritual enterprises.ted malloch
Other things being equal, it is better to be smart than to be stupid.carl sagan
The smart man knows bandages only hides his wound.Bobblehead inscription in Fallout 3.
"Look, I ain't Thomas Dolby; science doesn't blind me. You think you're smart? Form a line behind me."MC Hawking, "What We Need More of Is Science" (2003)
When once these rebels have felt a smart blow, they will submit.Comment of German mercenary soldier from Hesse, before going into battle against American rebels (1776).
I wish there was a set doctrine per bar, nametags on every gal that said her availability: / Hot to trot / smart and skanky / Proficient in the donkey punchDerrick C. Brown (2009). Scandalabra. Write Bloody Publishing. p. 147. ISBN 978-0978998967.
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