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It takes great cleverness to be able to conceal one's cleverness. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


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. - Plato [Platon]


An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness. - Elbert Green Hubbard


Our job is to sell our clients' merchandise, not ourselves. Our job is to kill the cleverness that makes us shine instead of the product. Our job is to simplify, to tear away the unrelated, to pluck out the weeds that are smothering the product message. - William 'Bill' Bernbach


The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity. - Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe


It is great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


Youth thinks intelligence a substitute for experience, and age thinks experience a substitute for intelligence. - Lyman L. Bryson


All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. - Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle]


If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants. - Lao Tzu [Lao Tse, Laozi]