Clever - Cleverness Quotes

It is great cleverness to known when to conceal one’s cleverness.

A cul-de-sac to which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.

Too clever is dumb.

One begins to mistrust very clever people when they become embarrassed.

Find enough clever things to say, and you’re a Prime Minister; write them down and you’re a Shakespeare.

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.