When you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
I prefer players not to be too good or clever at other things. It means they concentrate on football.
I am not clear that God manoeuvres physical things… After all, a conjuring trick with bones only proves that it is as clever as a conjuring trick with bones…
The stone age was marked by man’s clever use of crude tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by man’s crude use of clever tools.
No clever arrangement of bad eggs ever made a good omelet.
But he is a great manager, he is clever and used his power and his prestige. The referee should not allow it. I have a lot of respect for Ferguson. I call him boss because he is the manager’s boss. Maybe when I become 60, the kids will call me the same.
It was deliberate. I am sure some people think that I have not got the brains to be that clever, but I do have the brains.
It is great cleverness to known when to conceal one’s cleverness.
So much interviewing these days is about the presenter - I’m a clever boy, I’m going to be smart with people; or it’s a trivial - how do you like your eggs boiled?
You would think I woudl be smart enough to figure it out myself after about three years, but I wasn’t quite clever enough
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