Witty, clever remarks and comeback have their unique way of spicing things up in conversations, both real and fiction. They make total sense but with a pinch of humor. Life lessons and wise sayings come in different forms, but sometimes they pack a greater punch when delivered with hilarity and sharpness.
Here are 43 witty clever quotes that are profound but with a dose of fun. They may be amusing but that doesn’t make them less true.
Famous Clever Quotes
Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.
Sarcasm helps keep you from telling people what you really think of them.
Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun.
Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.
Once you learn how to be happy, you won’t tolerate being around people who make you feel anything less.
To handle yourself, use your head; To handle others, use your heart.
When someone says, “You’ve Changed”, it simply means you’ve stopped living your life their way.
Maybe it’s true, maybe we don’t know what we have until we’ve lost it. But maybe it’s also true that we don’t know what we’re missing until we find it.
Don’t do something permanently stupid just because you’re temporarily upset.
Arguing with a fool proves there are two. – Doris M. Smith
It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don’t have to. – Walter Linn
Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. – Marlo Thomas
I haven’t failed at anything, I’ve just found all the wrong ways of doing it.
Well, enough about me. Let’s talk about you. What do you think about me?
Some people call me Mike, you can call me tonight.
Everybody is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.
If you like me, then raise your hand, If not then raise your standard.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. – John Lennon
Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege.
A train station is where the train stops. A bus station is where the bus stops. On my desk, I have a work station.
People are made to be loved and things are made to be used. There is much chaos in this world because things are being loved and people are being used.
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
They say never judge a book by its cover but they also said a picture is worth a thousand words.
Good girls are found on every corner of the earth but unfortunately, the earth is round.
If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.
You’re pretty close to perfect when you’re standing next to me.
Life is like photography, you use the negatives to develop.
Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth. – Benjamin Disraeli
Most men die at 27, we just bury them at 72.
At the end of the day you can either focus on what’s tearing you apart or what’s holding you together.
The risk I took was calculated but man, am I bad at math.
Sometimes the most clever thing to say is nothing at all.
The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
Wise man talk because they have something to say, fools talk because they have to say something.
No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius
War doesn’t determine who’s right. War determines who’s left.
I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. – Oscar Wilde
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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