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cunning Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about cunning
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“It must have courage, cunning, and, above all, it must be able to reason.”
Richard Connell
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The Most Dangerous Game
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General Zaroff
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“The founder [of the Company] had written: “The three virtues of the Stranger are to be silent, to be cunning, but above all to be invisible.”
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“The lion cannot defend himself against snares and the fox cannot defend himself against wolves. Therefore, it is necessary to be a fox to discover the snares and a lion to terrify the wolves.”
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“Let our hearts admit, “I am poor and weak. Satan is too subtle, too cunning, too powerful; he watches constantly for advantages over my soul. The world presses in upon me with all sorts of pressures, pleas, and pretences.”
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“Medea: In point of fact, my knowledge does not amount to much.”
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“Once more he stepped into the street and to his lips again laid his long pipe of smooth straight cane. Before he blew three notes (so sweet and soft, and yet so cunning), there was a rustling that seemed like a bustling of merry crowds justling at pitching and hustling. Small feet were pattering, wooden shoes clattering, little hands clapping and little tongues chattering, and, like fowls on a farm when barley is scattering, out came the children running.”

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