Quotes of Crafty

“ Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ Doing what's right isn't the problem. It is knowing what's right. ”

- Lyndon B. Johnson

“ Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing. ”

- Warren Buffett

“ It is never wise to seek or wish for another's misfortune. If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang. ”

- Charley Reese

“ You can make a new friend but you can't make an old one. ”

- Tom Bodett

“ Many go fishing without knowing it is fish they are after. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ A sly old fish, too cunning for the hook. ”

- George Crabbe

“ Great works are done when one is not calculating and thinking. ”

- Daisetz T. Suzuki

“ More are taken in by hope than by cunning. ”

- Luc De Clapiers

“ While we are sleeping, two-thirds of the world is plotting to do us in. ”

- Dean Rusk

“ A suspicious parent... makes an artful child. ”

- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

“ I had never gotten out and done this. It's such a drag being in Alaska and not knowing how to fish. ”

- Mike Todd

“ Aggression is the first step on the slippery slope to selfishness and chaos. ”

- Anne Campbell

“ A child that has a quick temper, just blaze up and cool down, ain't never likely to be sly or deceitful. ”

- L. M. Montgomery

“ Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive. ”

- Frank Moore Colby

“ They are so knowing, that they know nothing. ”

- Terence

“ The cunning livery of hell. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ 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. ”

- Ovid

“ If liberalism has grown so weak and ineffective, why does it evoke such alarm on the part of conservatives? It turns out that while liberals are weak and spineless, they are also sneaky and clever. ”

- Eric Alterman

“ The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Calculating how much carbon is absorbed by which forests and farms is a tricky task, especially when politicians do it. ”

- Donella Meadows

“ If you're not very clever you should be conciliatory. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ We were told our campaign wasn't sufficiently slick. We regard that as a compliment. ”

- Margaret Thatcher

“ Omnipotence is not knowing how everything is done; it's just doing it. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Too clever is dumb. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ But I wanted marriage for myself. I was not calculating about it. I wish I was more calculating. ”

- Linda McCartney

“ There is no Heaven, there is no Hell; These are the dreams of baby minds; Tools of the wily Fetisheer, To fright the fools his cunning blinds. ”

- Richard Burton

“ There is no bore like a clever bore. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also. ”

- Billy Wilder

“ The fly that does not want to be swatted is safest if it sits on the fly-swat. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg
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