Quotations About / On: SMART

  • 11.
    'Wander as if you are free of fear, it would help you to be smart and talkative pursueing your success'.
    (- - Pijush Biswas, Indian Poet, [12 July,1988])
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  • 12.
    A shirt in the showcase bears the pain of a dozen pins to look smart and wrinkle-free.
    (Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, lives in Bhubaneswar, India. A former civil servant, he is a social activist and a columnist.)
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  • 13.
    Smart people ask stupid questions. Stupid people don't ask any.
    (Cameron Gallant)
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  • 14.
    You're not too smart, are you? I like that in a man.
    (Lawrence Kasdan, screenwriter, director. Matty Walker (Kathleen Turner), in Body Heat (film) (1981).)
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  • 15.
    The secret of the demagogue is to appear as dumb as his audience so that these people can believe themselves as smart as he is.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian satirist. Trans. as Half-Truths and One-And-A Half-Truths, "Lord, Forgive them ...," ed. Harry Zohn (1976). Sprüche und Widersprüche, ch. 4 (1909).)
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  • 16.
    A Cherokee is too smart to put anything in the contribution box of a race that's robbed him of his birthright.
    (Howard Estabrook (1884-1978), U.S. screenwriter. Yancey Cravat (Richard Dix), Cimarron, explaining why Native Americans wouldn't contribute to the church's collection plate (1931).)
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  • 17.
    Some smart man once said that on the most exalted throne in the world we are seated on nothing but our own arse.
    (Wendell Mayes, U.S. screenwriter. Otto Preminger. CINCPAC II (Henry Fonda), In Harm's Way (1965).)
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  • 18.
    I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?
    (Fran Lebowitz (20th century), U.S. author. "Words Are Easy, Books Are Not," The New York Times (August 10, 1994).)
  • 19.
    If to be masculine is to be smart, do let [woman] try; or are you afraid, if she has the chance, that a few of your laurels will droop?
    (M.C. R., U.S. women's magazine contributor. The Revolution (March 19, 1868).)
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  • 20.
    Often, we expect too much [from a nanny]. We want someone like ourselves—bright, witty, responsible, loving, imaginative, patient, well-mannered, and cheerful. Also, we want her to be smart, but not so smart that she's going to get bored in two months and leave us to go to medical school.
    (Louise Lague (20th century), U.S. editor and writer. The Working Mom's Book of Hints, Tips, and Everyday Wisdom, ch. 4 (1995).)
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