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Stendhal

All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.

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Israel Zangwill

A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to comprehend his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.

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Elbert Hubbard

An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.

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La Rochefoucauld

The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it.

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Edward De Bono

Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens.

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All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.

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Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.

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Rumi

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.

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C.S. Lewis

In reality we all need at times, some of us at most times, that Charity from others which, being Love Himself in them, loves the unlovable. But this, though a sort of love we need, is not the sort we want. We want to be loved for our cleverness, beauty, generosity; fairness, usefulness. The first hint that anyone is offering us the highest love of all is a terrible shock.

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Cruise Control

Where do you go
When the cold wind blows
What do you see
When youre staring down victory
Well, hey mister, this ones gonna pass you by if you let it fly
Let it go, oh
Youre not here, youre not in love...
Youre on cruise control
Youre on cruise control
Youre on cruise control
You have no taste for
What is too known
You have to ignore something
Once it is shown
Well, hey mister, this ones gonna pass you by if you let it fly
Let it go, oh
Youre not here, youre not in love...
Youre on cruise control
Youre on cruise control
Youre on cruise control

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