Smartness Proverbs

Sayings about Smartness

Smartness definition : intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty. ~ More meanings

Every smart man is an ignoramus who abuses his ignorance. ~ Cameroonian Proverbs

To speak French doesn’t mean you are smart. ~ Haitian Proverbs

You cannot be very smart if you have never done anything foolish. ~ French Proverbs

A smart coat is a good letter of introduction. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Truth makes the tongue smart. ~ German Proverbs

One of life’s greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn’t good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world. ~ Jewish Proverbs

If you are too smart to pay the doctor, you had better be too smart to get ill. ~ African Proverb

If the pupil is smart, the teacher gets the credit. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Eggs may be smarter than the chickens, but it doesn’t take long for them to stink. ~ Yiddish Proverb

A smart witch can also dance without a broomstick. ~ German Proverb

From Nanking to Beijing, buyers are never as smart as the sellers. ~ Chinese Proverb

Quotations about Smartness

A man can learn only two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. ~ Will Rogers

You can be plain and smart, or pretty and smart. You can even be plain and dumb! You just have to be yourself. ~ Ashley Tisdale

When you hire people that are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are. ~ R. H. Grant

Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used. ~ Carl Sagan

It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer. ~ Albert Einstein

The more knowledge you get, the more questions you ask. The smarter you get, the more you realize that everything can be possible. ~ Georges St-Pierre

Mankind is getting smarter every day. Actually, it only seems so. At least we are making progress. We’re progressing, to be sure, ever more deeply into the forest. ~ Franz Grillparzer

A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether. ~ Roy H. Williams

As a pop star, you don’t have to be that smart for people to think you’re intelligent. ~ Adam Levine

Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary. ~ Julius Rosenwald

If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter ~ Albert A. Grant

I would rather have a lucky general than a smart general…. They win battles, and they make me lucky. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

A smart man only believes half of what he hears; a wise man knows which half. ~ Jeff Cooper

How do you know what it’s like to be stupid if you’ve never been smart? ~ Lou Holtz

Between a fellow who is stupid and honest and one who is smart and crooked, I will take the first. I won’t get much out of him, but with that other guy I can’t keep what I’ve got.~ Lewis B. Hershey

The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.~ Jean Baudrillard

She knew what all smart women knew: Laughter made you live better and longer. ~ Gail Parent

You have to be smart. The easy days are over. ~ Robert Kiyosaki

Anyone who devotes time and attention to what makes people tick, to me, is a smart person. ~ Ron Silver

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. ~ John C. Maxwell

Be smart, be intelligent and be informed. ~ Tony Alesandra

Always be smarter than the people who hire you. ~ Lena Horne

I think you can be smart and directed and focused, without being obnoxious, and get plenty done. ~ Bill de Blasio

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart. ~ Alan Alda

An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it. ~ Laurence J. Peter

If you’re beautiful, you’re led to believe that you can’t also be smart. ~ Danica McKellar

You should be smart enough to know that you don’t know everything. But you have to believe in yourself. ~ Diane Kruger

People’s intelligence tends to be in inverse proportion to their number. People don’t tend to get smarter as they get into bigger groups. ~ Robyn Hitchcock

People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide. ~ Will Rogers

The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say, a wise man knows whether or not to say it. ~ Frank M. Garafola

As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for. ~ Josh Billings

Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about. ~ Solomon Short

Everybody can be smart. ~ Jose Mourinho

If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist. ~ Norman Mailer

Be smart, but never show it. ~ Louis B Mayer

You think you are clever until you find out how smart you are.~ Author Unknown

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