There’s nothing like a really clever joke or one-liner to make us laugh, and that’s why we the team at Quotereel really enjoyed collecting these clever quotes. Most of them are funny, some of them are thoughtful, and some are thought-provoking.
2017 Clever Quotes
Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.
Arguing with a fool proves there are two.
I haven’t failed at anything, I’ve just found all the wrong ways of doing it.
Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege.
If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don't laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.
Sometimes the most clever thing to say is nothing at all.
If you like me, then raise your hand, If not then raise your standard.
Well, enough about me. Let’s talk about you. What do you think about me?
1. It's okay if you disagree with me. I can't force you to be right.
Clever humor is often based on sarcasm, which is a way of saying something different from what is actually meant. But nowadays sarcasm can be very crude, so we decided to choose only clever sarcastic quotes, or quotes based on irony, which is the gentler cousin of sarcasm. We hope you enjoy these quotes as much as we do, and if you do, be sure to check out our funny friendship quotes.
2. Patience: what you have when there are too many witnesses
The thing about sarcasm is that it has to be really clever in order to be classy. If it’s well done, someone can insult you without you even realizing it. Many funny TV shows rely on clever one-liners and sarcasm to make us laugh. Great examples are “The Big Bang Theory”, “Two and a Half Men”, and “Friends”. Often the jokes on those shows are so clever that you need to think about them for a moment before you get them. When sarcasm is witty and cleverly done, as in those cases, it is a very high form of humor that is extremely gratifying for most of us. Somehow it’s really enjoyable to make fun of each other in very clever ways.
3. If you can't convince them, confuse them
4. It's a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal being clever
Often the best clever quotes are actually making fun of the person saying them, which shows that some very clever people enjoy making fun of themselves, instead of others. Humor is a great way to soften the blow of becoming aware of one’s faults and shortcomings, and so helps us to forgive ourselves for not being perfect. We all screw up sometimes, and it’s great to see the funny side of the situation and then move on.
5. My clever comebacks usually surface an hour too late
6. It's funny how after an argument is over, you think about more clever things you should have said.
7. If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Many studies done by psychologists show that irony, sarcasm, and other forms of clever humor are associated with a high level of creativity and intelligence. So, it’s not only fun to enjoy clever jokes, but it also develops our IQ and creative skills. What could be better than getting smarter while having fun? Go right ahead and make fun or your friends and yourself, just remember to do it in a clever way.
8. I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I'm saying
9. "All men are the same" should be "All men I like are the same." Girls, let's be honest.