Sharp Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sharp quotes, sharp sayings, and sharp proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Sharp are the arrows of a broken heart. Cassandra Clare
The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses. Ovid
A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use. Washington Irving
A sharp spear needs no polish. H. Rider Haggard
Sharp is the kiss of the falcon's beak. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A sharp knife cuts the quickest and hurts the least. Katharine Hepburn
The more sharp weapons people have in a country, the bigger the disorder will be. Laozi
You have to have sharp elbows if you want to change something. James Carville
A sharp-tempered woman, or, for that matter, a man, Is easier to deal with than the clever type who holds her tongue. Euripides
... the greatest weapon against big stupid men was a sharp mind. Melina Marchetta
To some an extremely sharp picture may be positively painful, for it will perhaps disturb and break the train of thought, whereas a less-defined one would allow the mind to wander at its own sweet will. Francis Meadow Sutcliffe
If you want to be a sharp thinker, be around sharp people. John C. Maxwell
The sharp employ the sharp. Douglas William Jerrold
Keep a sharp eye on your journey to self-leadership and make it a point not to stop before you achieve your milestones. Dr Prem Jagyasi
You will never know how sharp a sword is unless it's drawn from its sheath. Confucius
There is a sharp distinction between what is remembered, what is told and what is true. Kevin Powers
The only way to stay sharp is to do live shows. There is no part-time comedy. Ron White
The sharpest criticism often goes hand in hand with the deepest idealism and love of country. Robert F. Kennedy
Anyone with gumption and a sharp mind will take the measure of two things: what's said and what's done. Seamus Heaney
A sharp sense of the ironic can be the equivalent of the faith that moves mountains. Far more quicky than reason or logic, irony can penetrate rage and puncture self-pity. Moss Hart
There isn't a sharp line dividing humans from the rest of the animal kingdom. All the time, we find animals doing things that, in our arrogance, we thought were just human. Jane Goodall
The sharp experiences of belief in the supposititious life of matter, as well as our disappointments and ceaseless woes, turn us like tired children to the arms of divine Love. Mary Baker Eddy
Always stay sharp on railways and cruise ships for transit has a way of making everything clear. Anna Godbersen