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
The trouble with girls is, if they like a boy, no matter how big a bastard he is, they'll say he has an inferiority complex, and if they don't like him, no matter how nice a guy he is, or how big an inferiority complex he has, they'll say he's conceited. Even smart girls do it.
You don't have to be smart to act - look at the outgoing president of the United States.cher
We wanted to create something the kids wanted to wear and look really smart in.simon gipson
I was so smart when I was a kid that I learnt that I was dumb fast.charles manson
Edie was very smart, you know, too smart. Because she came from such an insular place, she had an interesting commentary on what went by, 'cause she saw it like it was rather than in some social context like we all would.edie sedgwick
For the task assigned them Men aren't smart enough or sly Any rogue can blind them With a clever lie.bertolt brecht
‘He's clever,' thought Ivan,' I must admit there are some smart people even among the intelligentsia'mikhail bulgakov
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
I'm not anti-Muslim, I'm not anti-immigration; I'm saying we've got big problems in our cities. It's not very smart to make the problem bigger by letting in millions more immigrants from rural Muslim cultures that don't assimilate.pim fortuyn
And as the smart ship grew In stature, grace, and hue, In shadowy silent distance grew the Iceberg too. Alien they seemed to be; No mortal eye could see The intimate welding of their later history, Or sign that they were bent By paths coincident On being anon twin halves of one august event, Till the Spinner of the Years Said "Now!" And each one hears, And consummation comes, and jars two hemispheres.thomas hardy
The leopard is the most numerous and widespread of the big cats. lt is perfection in natural design – sleek, smart, and powerful. Capable of amazing physical prowess, the leopard is a formidable predator; able to bring down prey significantly larger than itself.
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
Some of us will smart for it.
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