Cunning Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Cunning

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Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.
~By Mikhail Lermontov ~


Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work.
~By Don DeLillo ~


Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery.
~By Ovid ~


Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.
~By Francis Beaumont ~


And by a prudent flight and cunning save A life which valour could not, from the grave. A better buckler I can soon regain, But who can get another life again?
~By Archilochus ~


Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
~By Giorgos Seferis ~


Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
~By Alexander Pope ~


We all know how powerful the web can be for raising political money. Well, if you're game, the Duke Cunningham Legal Defense Fund is apparently ready to accept your donation.
~By Joshua Micah Marshall ~


The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
~By William Blake ~


In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.
~By A. E. Housman ~


The greatest cunning is to have none at all.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


I changed my mind because of a scene between Howard Cunningham and Richie. The father-son situation was written so movingly, I fell in love with the project.
~By Tom Bosley ~


The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others.
~By Pierre Charron ~


Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
~By Plato ~


Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
~By Plato ~


This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user.
~By John Tillotson ~


Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
~By William Hazlitt ~


The fact is that America's weapons systems have made it impossible for anybody to confront it militarily. So, all you have is your wits and your cunning, and your ability to fight in the way the Iraqis are fighting.
~By Arundhati Roy ~


The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


If beauty isn't genius it usually signals at least a high level of animal cunning.
~By Peter York ~


Man has made many machines, complex and cunning, but which of them indeed rivals the workings of his heart?
~By Pablo Casals ~


When Richie Cunningham drank too many beers, his parents sat him down and explained their concerns. If you live on this earth, you find out that we are all the same.
~By Henry Winkler ~


These people being of a sharp and acute intellect, and gifted with a rich and powerful understanding, excel in whatever studies they pursue, and are more quick and cunning than the other inhabitants of a western clime.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty - a sunken beauty.
~By Jean Genet ~


Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


I am a mediocre being, a bit cunning.
~By Renee Vivien ~


In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better.
~By Cynthia Ozick ~


It is a matter of common knowledge that the government of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning, conniving men.
~By Strom Thurmond ~


Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


Do not let the Obama administration fool you with all their cunning Alinsky methods. And if you don't know what that method is, I implore you to get the book 'Rules for Radicals,' by Saul Alinsky. Mr. Obama is very well trained in these methods.
~By Jon Voight ~


That problem has been going on since men and women and their children moved from the plains and into caves. How many times have you heard Howard Cunningham talking to Marian about shopping? Too many.
~By Henry Winkler ~


The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear - and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march.
~By George W. Bush ~


No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.
~By George Savile ~


Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
~By Francis Bacon ~


With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.
~By Aldous Huxley ~

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