Here are some more quotes from literature, philosophy and politics that when dropped in everyday conversation will certainly make you seem smartified.
“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.”-Mohandas K Gandhi
“It is a good rule in life never to apologise. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.”-P.G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs
“Time ripens all things. No man is born wise. “ -Miguel De Cervantes- Don Quixote de La Mancha
“The first method for estimating the intelligence of a man is to look at the people he has around him.”- Niccolo Machiavelli- The Prince
“The more one is absorbed in fighting evil, the less one is tempted to place the good in question”- Jean Paul Sartre- Anti-Semite and Jew
“…Slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.”-Immanuel Kant
” one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy”-Aristotle
“Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.”– Arthur Miller
“The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.”– Marcus Aurelius- Meditations
“Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.”–Mark Twain- A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court
Drop a couple of those into your conversation and you too can look smartified.