Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Intelligence is more important than strength, that is why earth is ruled by men and not by animals.
Vivid simplicity is the articulation, the nature of genius. Wisdom is greater than intelligence; intelligence is greater than philosobabble.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
No matter how tiny you look, you can lead huge men if you have what the huge men don't have.
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.
My idea of good company, Mr. Eliot, is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.