Being Smart Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Being Smart Quotes from famous persons: Sara Pascoe, Tabatha Coffey, Carol S. Dweck, David Spade, Walter Dean Myers. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Being Smart Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

For women, style codes are not merely about being smart

For women, style codes are not merely about being smart or presentable, they are a platform for judgment.
By the way, intelligence to me isn’t just being book-smart or having a college degree; it’s trusting your gut instincts, being intuitive, thinking outside the box, and sometimes just realizing that things need to change and being smart enough to change it.
I was very invested in being smart and thought to be smart was more important than accomplishing anything in life.
In grade school I was smart, but I didn’t have any friends. In high school, I quit being smart and started having friends.
David Spade
I think it’s difficult for young people to acknowledge being smart, to knowledge being a reader. I see kids who are embarrassed to read books. They’re embarrassed to have people see them doing it.
My message is: You don’t have to give up being popular, fun, or fashionable in order to be smart; they can go hand and hand. Doing math is a great way to exercise your brain; being smart is going to make you more powerful in life.
To me, it’s about being smart, knowing when to go down and if you’re on the sidelines knowing when to go out of bounds, and I think I do a pretty good job of doing that.
Give your kid some credit for being smart – just because they read about something doesn’t mean they will do it.
Lauren Myracle
I was always the youngest person in class, skinny, scrawny, no good at sports. I asserted myself by being smart. But then I got to college and started to get C’s and D’s. That was fantastic. I no longer had to be the smartest person in the room.
And I desperately needed books that would take me out of my environment and show me a world where being smart and brave and prepared was more important than being cute or cheerful or knowing the right thing to say. And that’s what science fiction and fantasy gave me.
I always know how to play this game. It’s about being smart.
Teachers started recognizing me and praising me for being smart in science and that made me want to be even smarter in science!
Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about.
Solomon Short
There is a danger of building an identity around the idea of being smart because it is very easy to become off-putting, to become exclusionary.
People say sometimes that I’m distracted. I’m not distracted. I’m being smart. I’m capitalizing while the iron is hot. That’s why I’m trying to do movies. I do the podcast. I do a radio show. I work on FOX. I have a gym; I have a lot of things going on. That’s because when I’m done, I want to be set up.
I want girls to feel the confidence you get from being smart. They get so many messages that tell them the most important thing is to be beautiful.
Yeah, it’s tough being smart and sexy, too. I have to say, I’m really not that attractive. Until I met my husband, I could not get a date. I promise you it’s true. My husband Jeff Richmond saw a diamond in the rough and took me in.
You can hate me for being a woman, you can hate me for being smart, you can hate me for being funny, but you hate me because I am doing something you could never do. End of story.
It’s basketball, man. It’s being smart, using your size as an advantage. I can get into people. I can get into your stomach, so you can’t back me down. I can stay in front of you, I can move my feet, I can be aggressive. People don’t understand that it can be a disadvantage being tall, too.
I was ridiculed in public school for being smart. A teacher‘s pet.
A degree is an asset, but it doesn’t mean anything by itself. It’s just another asset. So is being persuasive, having good personality, being smart.
Irvin Mayfield
Pretty isn’t the only thing that matters – being smart and kind matters more, of course – but all daughters should hear from their moms that they look pretty once in a while.