Quotes about cunning

You have asked me what I would do and what I would not do. I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do. I will not serve in that w ...

James Joyce silence exile cunning

If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle. ...

unknown author cunning

Undoubtedly ... there is a meanness in all the arts which ladies sometimes condescend to employ for captivation. What bears affini ty to cun ...

Jane Austen captivation cunning arts

Humbly to ask a favour of people who are on the point of knocking your brains out sometimes produces good results. ...

Samuel Beckett cunning escapes

The weak in courage is strong in cunning. ...

William Blake cunning courage cowardice

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. ...

Samuel Butler truth lies lying cunning

Cardinal Mazarin was a great knave, but no great man; much more cunning than able; scandalously false and dirtily greedy. ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl character cunning greed

Keep your own secret, and get out other people's. Keep your own temper, and artfully warm other people's. Counterwork your rivals with dilig ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl politics cunning

In business be as able as you can, but do not be cunning; cunning is the dark sanctuary of incapacity. ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl cunning business and commerce

With foxes we must play the fox. ...

Thomas Fuller cunning