Smart Quotes

Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.

Because you can't argue with all the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.

The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.

Doubt    Intelligent    Problems    Smart    Stupid    World

A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

She's kind of a walking poem, she's this perfect beauty...but at the same time very deep, very smart.

Angelina jolie    Beauty    Deep    Perfect    Poem    Smart    The tourist    Woman

To generalize is to be an idiot.

Idiot    Smart    Stupid

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.

‎I know you're still young but I want you to understand and learn this now. Marriage can wait, education cannot. You're a very very bright girl. Truly you are. You can be anything you want Laila. I know this about you. And I also know that when this war is over Afghanistan is going to need you as much as its men maybe even more. Because a society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated Laila. No chance.

Afghanistan    Bright    Country    Education    Marriage    Smart    War    Young women

It's like the smarter you are, the more things can scare you.

Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

Minority Report

H.L. Mencken

Minority Report
Funny    Humor    Joke    Kids    Respect    Smart    Wife

Nobody is smarter than you are. And what if they are? What good is their understanding doing you?

I am not shy about admitting my modest talents. For example, I am happy to admit that I am better than average at clever remarks, and I also have a flair for getting people to like me. But to be perfectly fair to myself, I am ever-ready to confess my shortcomings, too, and a quick round of soul-searching forced me to admit that I had never been any good at all at breathing water. As I hung there from the seat belt, dazed and watching the water pour in and swirl around my head, this began to seem like a very large character flaw.

Dearly Devoted Dexter

Jeff Lindsay Dexter in the Dark

Dearly Devoted Dexter
Blood    Dark humor    Dexter    Smart    Witty

Hugh consoled me, saying, "Don't let it get to you. There are plenty of things you're good at."
When asked for some examples, he listed vacuuming and naming stuffed animals. He says he can probably come up with a few more, but he'll need some time to think.

Humor    Iq    Smart    Talent

But I think that no matter how smart, people usually see what they're already looking for, that's all.

Bias    Smart

As Alaska zipped through something obvious about linear equations, stoner/baller Hank Walsten said, "Wait, wait. I don't get it."
"That's because you have eight functioning brain cells."
"Studies show that Marijuana is better for your health than those cigarettes," Hank said.
Alaska swallowed a mouthful of fries, took a drag on her cigarette, and blew a smoke at Hank. "I may die young," she said. "But at least I'll die smart. Now, back to tangents.

Alaska    Cigarettes    Life    Smart    Smoking

The only freedom you truly have is in your mind, so use it.

Creating    Duh    Freedom    Mind    Quote    Smart    Thinking

The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful. And being generous. Everything else is crap! I promise you! It's just crap that people try to sell to you to make you feel like less. So don't buy it. Be smart, be thoughtful, and be generous.

Be    Crap    Everything    Generous    Promise    Sexy    Smart    Thoughtful

Giving up is always an option, but not always a failure.

Failing    Give up    Quit    Smart

Only a mind free of impediment is capable of grasping the chaotic beauty of the world. This is our greatest asset.

Altair    Assassin    Assassin s creed    Asset    Beautiful    Beauty    Capable    Chaos    Chaotic    Creed    Crusade    Free    Freedom    Grasping    Greatest    Impediment    Life    Live    Maria    Mind    Oliver bowden    Only    Quote    Secret    Smart    Think    Wife    Wisdom    Wise    World

People are not who they say but rather who their actions reveal them to be....Be smart about it. Don't fall for the bullshit.

Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.

Brave    Smart    Strong

Look, Sage. I don't know much about chemistry or computer hacking or photosynthery, but this is something I've got a lot of experience with." I think he mean photosynthesis, but I didn't correct him. "Use my knowledge. Don't let it go to waste.

If you think you're smart,
think twice to be smarter.

Ego    Life    Smart    Smarter    Think twice

It is not our right to punish one for thinking as he does, no matter how much we disagree.

Agree    Altair    Assassin s creed    Believe    Disagree    Education    Know    Knowledge    Mind    No matter    Oliver bowden    People    Punih    Quote    Right    Smart    Thinking    True    Wisdom

I'm lazy! I hate work! Hate hard work in all its forms! Clever shortcuts, that's all I'm about!

Hard work    Lazy    Shortcuts    Smart

Smart people always choose comfort over luxury

Being smart as a whip includes knowing when not to crack it.

Sharp    Smart    Timing    Whip

The true genius of a Woman is her subtle flair in creating the illusion that you are the smart one

Flair    Geniuses    Illusion    Smart    Subtle    Woman

I rather be a stupid person wanting clarification and answers, in order to be wiser, than be a stupid person that blindly believes the lies they are told, without question.

Memories make you sentimental, experiences make you smart.

Then there are the simple things. The way she fits against my side when we’re sitting together. How she can silence my addled thoughts with one look. The sound of my name from her lips. The way she can make a moment, any moment, a thousands times better when she is there. How the simplest pleasures in life become exciting with the promise of sharing the experience with her.

Dreams    Forever and a day    Friends    Future    Human    Inspiration    Life    Love    Magic    Relationships    Romantic    Smart    Soulmate    Thoughts    Truth    Women

The cactus thrives in the desert while the fern thrives in the wetland.
The fool will try to plant them in the same flowerbox.
The florist will sigh and add a wall divider and proper soil to both sides.
The grandparent will move the flowerbox halfway out of the sun.
The child will turn it around properly so that the fern is in the shade, and not the cactus.
The moral of the story?
Kids are smart.

Adult    Cactus    Child    Children    Clever    Desert    Dry    Fern    Florist    Flower    Flowerbox    Fool    Grandparent    Grandparents    Grownups    Kid    Kids    Moral    Plant    Plants    Shade    Smart    Sun    Sunlight    Thrive    Thriving    Water    Watering    Wet    Wetland

Why is it—she shivered as he kissed the top of her spine, went lower—that I always end up naked while you remain dressed?
A husky masculine chuckle, his lips moving over her shoulder, his hands on her hips. Because I'm a smart man.

Max    Naked    Smart    Sophia

With or without God, good decisions can be made; But only with God will great decisions be made.

Decision    God    Good    Religion    Smart

One of the biggest problems with people who think that they are smart is that they believe that the number of times they admit that they are wrong is inversely proportional to their
intellectual level.

When did you get so clever?"
"When I realized I wasn't as clever as I thought.

Clever    Intelligent    Realization    Realize    Smart    Wisdom    Wise

I’m smart in some ways- pretty good vocabulary, solid at math – but I am definitely the stupidest smart person there is… I was going to be the worst friend in the history of dying girls… Because I don’t really have a moral compass and I need to rely on (Earl) for guidance, or else I might accidentally become like a hermit or a terrorist or something. How fucked up is that.

Maybe if I'd agreed to do the debutante thing like she wanted. Or taken up pageants instead of riding jump bikes with a bunch of grungy boys. I'd always tell her, why can't I do both? Who says you have to be either smart or pretty, or into girly stuff or sports? Life shouldn't be about the either/or. We're capable of more than that, you know?

We reach for the same brand not because we trust its quality but because we want to reassure ourselves that we made a smart choice the last time we bought it.

A smart model is a good model.

Good    Model    Smart

You're funny, and you're smart, and you may show up late, but you always show up eventually.

Paper Towns

John Green

Paper Towns
Eventually    Funny    Late    Show up    Smart

I have leveled with the girls - from Anchorage to Amarillo.
I tell them that all marriages are happy
It's the living together afterward that's tough.
I tell them that a good marriage is not a gift,
It's an achievement.
that marriage is not for kids It takes guts and maturity.
It separates the men from the boys and the women from the girls.
I tell them that marriage is tested dily by the ability to compromise.
Its survival can depend on being smart enough to know what's worth fighting about.
Or making an issue of or even mentioning.
Marriage is giving - and more important, it's forgiving.
And it is almost always the wife who must do these things.
Then, as if that were not enough, she must be willing to forget what she forgave.
Often that is the hardest part.
Oh, I have leveled all right.
If they don't get my message, Buster,
It's because they don't want to get it.
Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals
Because nobody wants to red the small print in dreams.

Achievement    Boys    Compromise    Dreams    Fights    Girls    Good marriage    Guts    Happiness    Happy    Husband    Husbands    Kids    Living    Living together    Love    Loving    Marriage    Maturity    Smart    Survival    Tough    Wife    Wives    Worth

Love the people who love you back.

Love    Smart    Wise

You looked a little bit smarter when your stupidity lessened a lot.

It is incorrect to assume that you cannot find any good in the point of view directly opposite yours.

Correct    Direct    Directly    False    Good    Intelligence    Intelligent    Opposite    Opposites    Point of view    Right    Smart    Wrong

We don't always get the journey we want. But we always get the journey we need.

These bits of paper are covered with lies. They poison your minds. And so long as they exist, you cannot hope to see the world as it truly is.(...)You turn to them for answers and salvation. (...) You rely more upon them than upon yourselves. This makes you weak and stupid. You trust in words. Drops of ink. Do you ever stop to think of who put them there? Or why? No. You simply accept their words without question. And what if those words speak falsely, as they often do? This is dangerous.

Accept    Altair    Answer    Assassin s creed    Believe    Blind    Books    Cary    Crusade    Dangerous    Exist    False    Hope    Ink    Jubair    Knowledge    Lies    Look    Master    Mind    Oliver bowden    Paper    Poison    Power    Question    Quote    Rely    Salvation    Scholar    Secret    See    Smart    Think    True    Truth    Wisdom    Words

Dealing with one who feels smarter than you,
let him assume that you ain't smarter than him.

Johannes had once said that violence and cruelty were just a stupid person's way of making himself felt, because it was easer to use your hands to strike a blow than to use your brain to find a logical and just solution to the problem.

I Am David

Anne Holm

I Am David
Anne holm    I am david    Life    Smart    Stupidity    Violence    Wisdom    Wise

I was a fool, alone, preparing to do what every fool did at such times—I was going to a bar to drink myself smart.

Alcohol    Bar    Drinking    Fool    Fools    Hard times    Intelligence    Smart



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