100 Clever Quotes to Sparks Creativity

Find the perfect words to suit your occasion through our clever quotes for inspiration and pround wisdom, or to discover a new perspective on life.

Cleverness is a trait that can be applied in many areas of life, from business and politics to art and entertainment, and more. Being clever means having the ability to think quickly, make connections between seemingly unrelated things, and come up with innovative solutions to problems.

It’s also a hallmark of intelligent, genius, witty, ingenious, or even sly, and that’s where Clever Quotes comes in. Our collection of quotations spans a wide range of topics and genres, from literature and philosophy to pop culture and humor.

Our collection of clever quotes and sayings has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a quick laugh, a moment of inspiration, or a profound insight into the human condition. So come explore our website and discover the cleverness that lies within the world of clever quotes.

Inspirational clever quotes

Expand your horizons with these ten clever quotes – a treasure trove of enlightening and insightful wisdom to make you rise and shine!

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
Abraham Lincoln

The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them.
George R.R. Martin

Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.
David Bowie

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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
Bertrand Russell

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw

The clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does not allow the enemy’s will to be imposed on him.
Sun Tzu

Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

Salvador Dali quote on clever - Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
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Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Salvador Dali

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

Creativity is the catalyst for brilliant accomplishments, but it is also the greatest obstacle.
Scott Belsky

Clever quotes about life

To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.
Criss Jami

I saw how greatly he suffered the requirement of being clever. It separated him from his soul, and it didn’t get him anything other than a living.
Mark Helprin

If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot.

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Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.
George Scialabba

Life without any wonder left in it is flat and stale.
David Eddings

Procrastination is a cunning thief and it steals the most important element in your life, Time.
Robert Davies

Life, it turns out, is infinitely more clever and adaptable than anyone had ever supposed.
Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle quote on clever - Life, it turns out, is infinitely more clever and adaptable than anyone had ever supposed.
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The masters of life know the way, for they listen to the voice within them, the voice of wisdom and simplicity, the voice that reasons beyond cleverness and knows beyond knowledge.
Benjamin Hoff

I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.
Albert Einstein

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Funny clever quotes

Whenever I think of something but can’t think of what it was I was thinking of, I can’t stop thinking until I think I’m thinking of it again. I think I think too much.
Criss Jami

Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark.
Steven Wright

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.
Oscar Wilde

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Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
Oscar Wilde

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Mark Twain

He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up.
Paul Keating

At 50, a man can be an ass without being an optimist but not an optimist without being an ass.
Mark Twain

Honore de Balzac quote on clever - Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
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Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac

Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite, and furthermore always carry a small snake.
W. C. Fields

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost

Witty clever quotes

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

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Lana Turner

I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones.
John Peel

If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button.
Sam Levenson

A clever, imaginative, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds.
Percy Ross

I am not afraid of death. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.
Woody Allen

Write drunk; edit sober.
Ernest Hemingway

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book – I’ll waste no time reading it.
Moses Hadas

I don’t at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited.
Oscar Wilde

Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don’t laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions.
Criss Jami

Short clever quotes

From deep reflections to lighthearted quips, our 10 short clever quotes and sayings has something for everyone.

When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.
Theodore Roosevelt

Cleverness isn’t always true nor is the truth always clever.
Criss Jami

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.

By faithfully working eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost

There is always a way out for those clever enough to find it.
Rick Riordan

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
George Washington

I thought we were celebrating being richer and cleverer than everyone else!
Scott Lynch

Clever as the Devil and twice as pretty.
Holly Black

Life clever quotes

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Oscar Wilde

The great Chinese classics have always said that it’s better not to fight; that the clever man achieves his ends without violence; that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought.
John Keegan

Thought is so cunning, so clever, that it distorts everything for its own convenience.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost

The wound is the place where the Light enters you.

Today is a gift from God – that is why it is called the present.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Eleanor Roosevelt

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime.
Ethel Person

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Mahatma Gandhi

Quotes about clever

What’s the point in having a mind if you don’t use it to make judgements?
Sarah J. Maas

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
Benjamin Disraeli

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Naguib Mahfouz

Always keep your foes confused. If they are never certain who you are or what you want, they cannot know what you are like to do next.
George R.R. Martin

If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.
Dalai Lama

The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
Rudyard Kipling

More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.
Charlie Chaplin

A clever person turns great troubles into little ones, and little ones into none at all.
Chinese Proverb

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Charles Darwin

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Clever quotes for work

Being clever was when you looked at how things were and used the evidence to work out something new.
Mark Haddon

Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford

What gets measured gets managed.
Peter Drucker

If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack.
Winston Churchill

You got to be smart you got to be clever and not get hit and when your able to do this your a fighter.
Cus D’Amato

All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw

To be a flamboyant failure, that’s better than being any kind of benign success.
Malcolm Mclaren

Minds like razors remain sharp and bright, only if kept in use, otherwise they rust.
M. K. Soni

You can’t undo yesterday, you can work on today, tomorrow, you will wonder how you screwed up 2 days in a row.
Eddie Long

Clever quotes for student

Seeking to know is too often learning to doubt.
Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde Deshoulieres

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
George Bernard Shaw

Never stop acquiring the commonsense, it is as good as the knowledge.
Amit Kalantri

Clever is when one is crafty enough to mistake your imagination for intelligence. Smart is when one assumes they are too educated to notice the difference.
Kerry E. Wagner

He who wrestles with us, strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skills. Our antagonist is our helper.
Edmund Burke

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.
Albert Einstein

We study history not to be clever in another time, but to be wise always.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Look for the answer inside your question.

A good lawyer knows the law; a clever one takes the judge to lunch.
Mark Twain

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.
Henry Ford

Humorous clever quotes

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Edgar Allan Poe

Instead of getting married again, I’m going to find a woman I don’t like and give her a house.
Lewis Grizzard

To err is human, but it feels divine.
Mae West

I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll make an exception.
Oscar Wilde

If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
Mark Twain

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
John F. Kennedy

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
Steven Wright

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
Ernest Hemingway

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.
Bertrand Russell

Mercedes Benz : A mechanical device that increases sexual arousal in women.
P. J. O’Rourke

Final thoughts

These Clever Quotes provide a unique resource that offers something for everyone who loves language and the power of words. From a wide range of sources, they are perfect destination for anyone seeking to explore the many dimensions of cleverness.

So take some time again to browse our website. Let these clever quotes from some of the world’s most intelligent, witty, and ingenious people inspire you to new heights of creativity and understanding.

Hope that you have enjoyed exploring our quotes and that our collection has resonated with you. If you have found a quote that particularly speaks to you, we encourage you to share it with others – after all, the best things in life are meant to be shared.

Remember, the future holds great promise for those who are clever and willing to apply their intelligence to make positive changes in the world. So, let us all embrace our cleverness and use it to achieve our goals and create a brighter future for ourselves and those around us.

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