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50+ Be Smart Quotes

Being smart is important. This is a collection of 50+ be smart quotes and sayings on being smart.



1. Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about. Solomon Short
2. Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb. Yul Brynner
3. There is a danger of building an identity around the idea of being smart because it is very easy to become off-putting, to become exclusionary. Randall Munroe
4. I was ridiculed in public school for being smart. A teacher's pet. Julia Glass
5. Now I have normal-person fears - fears of failure, of not being smart enough or strong enough or kind enough. Amanda Knox
6. Give your kid some credit for being smart - just because they read about something doesn't mean they will do it. Lauren Myracle
7. Be grateful, be smart, be clean, be true, be humble, be prayerful. Gordon B. Hinckley
8. Being smart spoils a lot of things, doesn't it? Thomas Harris
9. The big trouble with dumb bastards is that they are too dumb to believe there is such a thing as being smart. Kurt Vonnegut
10. Be wise today so you don't cry tomorrow. E.A. Bucchianeri
11. If you’re going to be a smart ass you should start with being smart, otherwise, you’re really just an ass. Christine Zolendz
12. If being smart is what you say it is, I will remain a fool my entire life. Masashi Kishimoto
13. People are not who they say but rather who their actions reveal them to be....Be smart about it. Don't fall for the bullshit. Ziad K. Abdelnour
14. Why can't a girl be smart without it being explained away as a rare supernatural phenomenon? Cat Winters
15. Being smart as a whip includes knowing when not to crack it. Vera Nazarian
16. Sometimes love isn't about being smart. Sometimes it's about being stupid together. Laurell K. Hamilton
17. The trick to being smart is knowing when to play dumb. V. Alexander
18. I don't want to be smart, because being smart makes you depressed. Andy Warhol
19. Generally, I like to appear smart. I don't admit being stupid when there's any hope I'm not. Michelle Sagara West
20. Being smart takes patience. Being wise takes pain. Being apathetic takes practice. Being in love takes everything...away. Dave Matthes
21. Being smart can make happiness elusive. Being REALLY smart can help you find it in more places than most. Brandon Mull
22. You need not apologize for being brilliant, talented, gorgeous, rich, or smart. Marianne Williamson
23. Being brave alone does not make us smart. Caragh M. O'Brien



24. Part of being super smart is knowing when to keep your mouth shut and let the other guy talk. Craig Alanson
25. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it’s important. Eugene J. McCarthy
26. Always give your reader credit for being smart enough to figure out what you want to say. Daniel Schwabauer
27. It's always taken a lot out of me, being smart. Eudora Welty
28. Being smart was key; being careful was critical.Being lucky didn’t hurt. Kate Brady
29. I want everybody to be smart. As smart as they can be. A world of ignorant people is too dangerous to live in. Garson Kanin
30. Writing is good, thinking is better. Being smart is good, being patient is better. Hermann Hesse
31. There's a big difference between being good at what you DO and being smart about what you KNOW. Stephen King
32. It was not easy being a smart girl in the 1940s. People thought you were annoying. Liza Mundy
33. Being brave along does not make us smart. Caragh M. O'Brien
34. Being smart means you learned it well; being stupid means you haven't learned it yet; but true genius means you know it when no one taught it to you. Sneha Abraham
35. How’d you get to be so smart?",“Years of being stupid and learning from it. Staci Hart
36. What's the point in being smart enough to read, if everything you read makes you dumb? C. Sean McGee
37. There’s no logical connection between being smart and having money. Christopher Langan
38. Ambition is a poor excuse for not being smart enough to be lazy. Steve Wright
39. The problem with being a really smart prick is, end of the day, you’re still a prick. Dana Haynes
40. Being very smart must also make you just a little bit crazy. Cassie Beasley
41. Being smart and acting stupid are two different things. Eric Walters
42. In terms of being smart, Libby is very, very pretty. Jen Lancaster
43. Nothing is wrong in being stupid, however, being smart and insist that you are, is the biggest stupidity one can fall into. Hisham Fawzi
44. Stop being smart and logical. It’s annoying. Kristen Ashley
50. Activism is acting on your values—practical activism means being smart about it. Julia Turshen
51. There's a lot more to being human than being smart. David Walton

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