Clever - Cleverness Quotes

The wicked are always surprised to find that the good can be clever.

I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays. You can’t go anywhere without meeting clever people. The thing has become an absolute public nuisance. I wish to goodness we had a few fools left.

A clever man commits no minor blunders.

A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.

You should never be clever but when you cannot help it.

Clever people needn’t be good; they can simulate.

When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.

An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.

Take my word for it, the silliest woman can manage a clever man, but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.

It’s clever, but is it art?