The minkukel database is filled with quotes and proverbs about brains and cleverness, wisdom and stupidity, serious and unserious thoughts.
Actually, they are not at all silly quotes, … some are very clever or wise ones.
Don’t worry if you don’t understand them.
Total found: 157
'What's rather dubious?' inquired Mr. Ben Allen, at the same time sharpening his intellect with a draught of beer. 'What's dubious?'
The Pickwick Papers
"Any fool can get into a fight, but a wise man knows how to stay out of them."
The Pillars of the Earth
‘Stupid as a man,’ say the women: ‘cowardly as a woman,’ say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
… it wasn’t hard to play stupid when you are stupid.
Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
A clever wife often sleeps with a stupid husband.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
(A foolish person usually spends money without thinking.)
A fool at forty is a fool forever.
(If a person hasn’t matured by the age of 40, they never will.)
A fool’s mind is at the mercy of his tongue and a wise man’s tongue is under the control of his mind.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
A stupid friend is a greater plague than a wise enemy.
A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them
A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.
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