Cunning Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Cunning

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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~

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