Brainy Quotes

Brainy here means clever, cerebral and intelligent. These brainy quotes will stick with you, make you think and question things in life. Enjoy these brainy quotes and the power these words carry and share them with others.

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Brainy Quotes About Cleverness

  • If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack – Winston Churchill
  • Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil – C. S. Lewis
  • Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever – Aristophanes
  • The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool –Rudyard Kipling
  • The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them – George R.R. Martin
  • Cleverness isn’t always true nor is the truth always clever – Criss Jami
  • Intelligence is more important than strength, that is why earth is ruled by men and not by animals – Amit Kalantri
  • Too clever is dumb – Ogden Nash
  • A clever, imaginative, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds – Percy Ross
  • When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people – Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men – George Bernard Shaw

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Brainy Quotes By Clever People

  • When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on – Theodore Roosevelt
  • What I stand for is what I stand on. – Wendell Berry
  • Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other – Honoré de Balzac
  • One should never use exclamation points in writing. It is like laughing at your own joke – Mark Twain
  • When did you get so clever?”
    “When I realized I wasn’t as clever as I thought – John Connolly
  • Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever – Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • There is no such thing as too much swearing. Swearing is just a piece of linguistic mechanics. The words in-between are the clever ones – Peter Capaldi
  • An inefficient virus kills its host. A clever virus stays with it – James Lovelock
  • I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying – Oscar Wilde

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