Best 2 229 of Smart quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeffrey Eugenides

I tell my students that when you write, you should pretend you’re writing the best letter you ever wrote to the smartest friend you have. That way, you’ll never dumb things down. You won’t have to explain things that don’t need explaining. You’ll assume an intimacy and a natural shorthand, which is good because readers are smart and don’t wish to be condescended to.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Burr

My career has been a slow burn, so waiting to do the Edinburgh Festival was a smart move. If I'd spent a month there 10-15 years ago, there's no way anyone was gonna remember me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jack Ma

You've to make consumers smart. An e-commerce portal doesn't sell a product at cheaper rates, instead an offline shop sells it at a costlier prices.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Robert M. Sapolsky

Essentially, we humans live well enough and long enough, and are smart enough, to generate all sorts of stressful events purely in our heads.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Noam Chomsky

We are entering a period of human history that may provide an answer to the question of whether it is better to be smart than stupid.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donald Trump

You know, I'm, like, a smart person.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jason Mraz

I think anyone who uses the web is smart and will profit.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Will Rogers

There are two things I don't care how smart you are, you will never understand. One is an alienist's testimony, and the other is a railroad timetable.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Rodgers

Always take the long term view and train and race smart, with a bit of caution.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Laura Ruby

Love the people who love you back.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ari Graynor

Through working with amazing people, the bar is always raised to do your own best work. I want to be a part of unique stories that are smart, heartfelt, funny and sad, and have a general sense of good quality.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Kolbert

Neanderthals were pretty smart, and if we actively killed them off, then probably we did so in the same way that humans kill each other.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Archie Panjabi

I'd love to say I made the smart decision of picking projects that became hits, but with 'The Good Wife,' I read the script and something inside me said, 'I love this, I want to do this.'

By Anonym 14 Sep

Amy Schumer

My mom's always saying really smart things... like, you probably heard this one, 'Why buy the cow when the milk has HPV?' Wish I'd listened to that one.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donald Trump

The media are very smart, they're very cunning, and they're very dishonest.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Edmund Burke

You can never plan the future by the past.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Deyth Banger

Clever, smart and wise people have one in common that they read quotes, they are curious for knowledge and they have big libraries!

By Anonym 18 Sep

Steven Magee

The long term health effects from utility company smart meters present a far greater risk to the general population than terrorism in the USA.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Melissa Febos

When I was in college I started writing prose, because a very smart professor asked me what I like to read and I said, "Novels," and she said, "You should be writing them then." Memoir never even occurred to me. I think I was afraid of nonfiction and I was afraid of navel-gazing, and of being seen.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Warren Buffett

You can lose leverage, and it's the only way a smart guy can go broke.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ray William Johnson

At the end of the day, a television, a computer, or a smart phone is just a device through which one can access content. The content itself is what matters, not the device.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Mccrery

We have plenty of money to do everything we want to do, if we do it smart.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arne Duncan

The factory model of education is the wrong model for the 21st century. Today, our schools must prepare all students for college and careers-and do far more to personalize instruction and employ the smart use of technology.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Matt Snell

If you are making smart decisions and doing the right things in the correct order and dedicating yourself to something, the success is inevitable.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Henry Rollins

Smart people make good choices. They dig science and say 'no' to the invasion of sovereign nations for the pleasure of corporations.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anita Sarkeesian

Maybe today we aren't being told that our brains are not capable of such things [like programming], but we [as a women] are being told that we are not good enough or smart enough or that our successes do not belong to us.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Frank Zappa

Okay, it was the Tree of Knowledge. "You eat this apple; you're going to be as smart as God." We can't have that.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Denis Leary

I wanted to get more serialized. I had this idea for an event that would click onto everybody's mortality. I said, "I want somebody to die." Fortunately for me, when I was toying with that idea, John Landgraf, who's the head of FX but also a very smart executive, came up with the idea of the ashes in the maracas. He called me up and said, "Listen, what about this, they get the ashes in a box and when they get them, they shake them and they sound like maracas." And I was like, "Okay, now I've got my throughline.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Katharine Weymouth

I think smart aggregation is a service to readers. And we do it, too ... . Whether it's a politics page and you want Dan Balz to tell you what is he reading, what does he think are the smartest articles today on the elections or the primaries. So, I think aggregation is great ... . So I'm all for aggregation. And the more eyeballs we can get to our content, the better. We do want readers to be educated and to understand the difference between, what is a source that you can trust as opposed to just rumors out there. And the difference between just repurposing content and not crediting it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Harald Zwart

I always value people's opinions. I think a lot of people are really smart people, and when people say something, they do it for a reason.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Brian Eno

Something I’ve realized lately, to my shock, is that I am an optimist, in that I think humans are almost infinitely capable of self-change and self-modification, and that we really can build the future that we want if we’re smart about it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jonathan Clements

Most investors are pretty smart. Yet most investors also remain heavily invested in actively managed stock funds. This is puzzling. The temptation, of course, is to dismiss these folks as ignorant fools. But I suspect these folks know the odds are stacked against them, and yet they are more than happy to take their chances.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Megan Fox

I'm smart and I can be really funny and interesting and I can go toe-to-toe with anybody in a conversation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tony Blair

All new schools...should be models for sustainable development: showing every child in the classroom and the playground how smart building and energy use can help tackle global warming...Sustainable development will not just be a subject in the classroom: it will be in its bricks and mortar and the way the school uses and even generates its own power.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Wyclef Jean

Right now I'm trying to help my sister with her school situation, 'cause she's real smart. Besides me, my other brother's a lawyer... my parents stressed education a lot.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Harvey Fierstein

Anyone with a smart phone is a potential eyewitness cameraman capturing and transmitting stories at speeds that turn Reuter photos and traditional reporting into, well... yesterday’s news.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Craig Ferguson

Sometimes people think you’re smart if you question the status quo, if nothing else.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Maher

John McCain, who once called Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson 'forces of evil', has now come out for teaching intelligent design. That is sad, when smart people have to pretend to be so dumb to get elected.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Rick Fields

This person called up and said, You've got to come and take this seminar. It will completely change your life in just one weekend. And I said, Well, I don't want to completely change my life this weekend. I've got a lot of things to do on Monday.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Garrison Keillor

...opening up a newspaper is the key to looking classy and smart. Never mind the bronze-plated stuff about the role of the press in a democracy - a newspaper, kiddo, is about Style.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Matshona Dhliwayo

Intelligence is the icing, but wisdom is the cake.

By Anonym 14 Sep

James Randi

People who are smart get into Mensa. People who are really smart look around and leave.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ken Blanchard

If you want to know why your people are not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Queen Latifah

I know people who are twice as creative as I am, twice as smart, but they didn't do anything because they feared going into a room and opening their mouths. My parents told me to truly accomplish things in my life, there would be times I would have to stand alone. It may be scary, but that's what it requires.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Brandon Mull

Being smart can make happiness elusive. Being REALLY smart can help you find it in more places than most.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kiersten White

There's a reason cats were near deity in ancient Egypt. Dogs may be loyal, but cats are smart. This one must recognize our bond. You can take the cat ouf of Egypt, but you can't take Egypt out of the cat. Wow, I should have that embroidered on a pillow or something.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leonardo Dicaprio

I cheated a lot, because I just couldn't sit and do homework. I usually sat next to someone extremely smart.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Matshona Dhliwayo

Intelligence will take you to the mountaintop; wisdom will take you to the stars.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Robert Schwentke

It's not like you get up in the morning on the first day of shooting and say, 'I'm so smart today I'm going to determine every choice I make from now until a year and a half from now.' So it changes. You gain insights. The movie bucks you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Alice Sebold

I was trying to prove to them and to myself that I was still who I had always been. I was beautiful, if fat. I was smart, if loud. I was good, if ruined.