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400 Best Play Dumb Quotes: Be Smart, Act Stupid

1. “I’m not dumb, I just play dumb to protect myself.” ― Toli Persona


2. “The trick to playing dumb is appearing as if you don’t know anything, while still knowing everything.”


3. We all want to be smart, but we must first act dumb in order to play smart.


4. Dumb is smart and smart is dumb. Act dumb and play smart, you’ll win every time.


5. “Playing dumb is easy. You just act like everyone else.”


6. “Playing dumb is not about being dumb. It’s about being smart enough to appear dumb.”


7. I always said you have to be really smart or really dumb to play this game well. I just don't know where I fit in. - Author: Beth Daniel


8. Dumb is a verb. Dumb people do dumb things. Play smart, not dumb. Act dumb, play smart.


9. Act dumb play smart. Nothing is more important than acting dumb, playing smart and never taking yourself too seriously.


10. When you act dumb, play smart. When you’re playing smart, act dumb. Either way, they won’t know what hit them.


11. “There’s no better defense than playing stupid.”


12. “It may be easier to play dumb, but being smart gets you further in life.”


13. “If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.”


14. Don’t be afraid to act dumb. Just play smart. The more you act dumb the smarter you get.


15. To be successful, you must act dumb and play smart. To be smart, you must play dumb.


16. Acting in general you just feel kind of stupid doing it anyway, but when you're pretending to be rolling around and dodging a foot or riding an ant, you're having to really do it seriously and there's nothing there. You've got to put faith in the process. - Author: Paul Rudd


17. “There’s no shame in playing dumb. It’s just harder to do so convincingly.”


18. Act Dumb and Play Smart. Life is too short to be anything else but yourself.


19. “A man gets what he wants by acting smart; a woman, by playing dumb.”


20. Living life to the fullest means being a little dumb and a lot smart. You can’t control people’s actions, but you can control how you react. Act dumb, play smart.


21. There’s always a moment of truth in every interview. Make it count, and you’ll be fine. Act dumb, play smart.


22. “You can’t assume that just because someone is stupid that they’re also dumb.”


23. The best form of advertising is to simply act dumb and play smart.


24. “Don’t play stupid with me, I’m better at it.”


25. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”


26. “If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.”


27. Sometimes, it’s better to act dumb, play smart and just be yourself.


28. “Playing dumb is easy. The hard part is knowing when you’re supposed to be stupid and pretending that you’re not being stupid.”


29. “The dumbest thing you can do sometimes plays stupid.”


30. Life’s hard. It’s easy to give up, but giving up is not an option. Act dumb, play smart.


31. Back in college, I remember shooting stupid videos with my friends. It would be us going around town in capes pretending we were superheroes. - Author: Anders Holm


32. We all have to be able to act dumb in order to play smart.


33. Don’t be afraid to act dumb. Play smart, and watch your creativity flourish.


34. “Sometimes the only way to be smart is to play stupid.”


35. It’s important to act dumb, play smart, and never take yourself too seriously.


36. “A man can only play dumb so many times before everyone starts to believe it.”


37. “Lay low, play dumb, keep moving.” ― Roger Stone


38. “Sometime you have to play dumb until they figure out that you’re not stupid.”


39. It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde. - Author: Marilyn Monroe


40. “The key to playing dumb is appearing as if you don’t know anything while still knowing everything.”


41. “You know, sometimes the smartest thing you can do is play stupid.”


42. Every time we pretend to know something, we are doing the same: protecting our own reputation rather than promoting the collective good. None of us want to look stupid, or at least overmatched, by admitting we don't know an answer. - Author: Steven D. Levitt


43. “The trick of being smart is knowing when to play dumb.”


44. “Best thing I ever did was play dumb round certain people just to see how they move.”


45. “Sometimes it is better to play dumb. But you have to be convincing if you’re going to pull it off.”


46. I wouldn't say I'm a feminist, but I don't like girls pretending to be stupid because it's easier. - Author: Amy Winehouse


47. “Sometimes playing stupid is wiser than trying to be innovative.”


48. “Smart people play dumb… Intelligent people keep shut… Good people don’t talk about the good things they do… Honest people don’t say they never lie and the people who love you… Don’t tell you you’re right when you are wrong.”


49. “Brains are an asset, if you hide them.”


50. “It’s smarter to play stupid sometimes than try to be clever.”


51. “Playing stupid is easy, but you must be competent to do it.”


52. “We can’t play stupid hockey, dumb hockey, greedy hockey, selfish hockey. We have to put the team ahead of our personal feelings.” ― Terry Crisp


53. Act dumb, play smart. In other words: be yourself but never fake it


54. Never tell yourself you can’t do something because if it’s important to you, you will find a way to make it happen. Act dumb, play smart.


55. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”


56. “There’s no shame in playing dumb. It’s just harder to do it convincingly.”


57. “Some things are better left unsaid than said stupidly.”


58. “You can always play dumb if you’re the most intelligent person in the room.”


59. “Don’t underestimate me: I know more than I say, think more than I speak and notice more than you realize.”


60. “Sometimes it’s just easier to play dumb.”


61. “You don't have to pretend with me, you know.' He reaches out and tucks a strand of my hair behind my ear. His expression is so open and honest I feel it like a sucker punch. 'I used to pretend, all the time, so I can spot it a mile away. If you're feeling shit, then just say so. I don't need to know the reason, it might be none of my business—'


62. A golden dragon. Splendid. My life expectancy has just become shorter than a gnome's todger. - Author: Thaddeus White


63. Nothing is impossible when you act dumb. Play smart, and your dreams will come true.


64. Trust your intuition. You don't need to explain or justify your feelings to anyone, just trust your own inner guidance, it knows best. - Author: Unknown


65. Act dumb play smart: Inspire someone else to act dumb, not yourself. Show up and play smart.


66. I'll call somebody 'dumb' or 'stupid' if they make a dumb or stupid play. I don't know any other word for it, and if they don't like the word, that's too bad. - Author: Bill Parcells


67. “The secret to playing dumb is knowing just enough to get by.”


68. Act dumb and play smart. That’s the theme of our new campaign. Act dumb, play smart, and succeed.


69. Don’t be afraid to act dumb, play smart and think big.


70. “The best way to fake intelligence is to play dumb.”


71. “Rachael: They asked me a lot of questions about you. I played dumb. Annabeth: Was it hard?” ― Rick Riordan


72. “Some people think it’s intelligent to play dumb, but it often backfires.”


73. “When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.”


74. “If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want.”


75. “I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don’t.”


76. “Sometimes being stupid can make you look really clever.”


77. I believe it’s important to act dumb sometimes. You should play smart, but be a little bit dumb at times.


78. The smartest thing you can do is act dumb and play smart. But always remember: It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.


79. “The key to playing dumb is knowing what you’re doing and making everyone else believe that you don’t.”


80. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.””


81. This is called act dumb, play smart. Making smart decisions is really the only way to get where you want to go in life.


82. I Play When I Want to Play. - Author: Randy Moss


83. “The trick to playing dumb is to appear as if you don’t know anything, while still knowing everything.”


84. “Sometimes you just have to play dumb, listen to all the critics, taunts and just put down your head and work hard. And when your time comes, drop the curtains and let see all those people go gaga over you.” ― Dilip S Gowda


85. “You can’t play smart if you don’t think smart. You can’t play dumb if you try to overthink.”


86. “The trick to being smart is knowing when to play dumb.”


87. Strike two. Add dumb as a box of rocks to the list of why I don't like these guys. I got to my feet, deciding to play nice. After all, they were just poor dumb guys who couldn't help it that there weren't enough brains in their genes. - Author: Dinah Katt


88. Act dumb, play smart. Never be afraid to try something new.


89. “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.”


90. “There’s nothing better than playing dumb unless you’re really good at it.”


91. “We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be.”


92. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.”


93. “I love playing dumb, it allows me to see people’s true intentions.” ― Kavisha Bhatt


94. “Sometimes playing dumb is being smart.”


95. “The best way to play dumb is to know just enough to be dangerous.”


96. “The key to playing dumb is to appear as if you don’t know anything, while still knowing everything.”


97. People can play dumb all they want, but they always give themselves away in actions. In the small moments like that. - Author: Stephanie Perkins


98. Being smart is not about knowing everything, it’s about having the confidence to ask questions when others don’t know. Act dumb play smart.


99. “I play dumb like Jessica Simpson plays dumb. But we know exactly what er’re doing. We’re smart blondes.” ― Paris Hilton


100. Theology is unnecessary. - Author: Stephen Hawking


101. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.”


102. “The secret to playing dumb is to know precisely what you’re doing.”


103. It doesn’t matter if you’re smart or dumb, just act dumb and play smart.


104. The only dumb question is the one you don’t ask. Act dumb play smart.


105. “Sometimes it may be easier to play dumb, but being smart gets you further in life.”


106. “You’ve got to have brains to play dumb.” ― Helen Ellis


107. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”


108. “There’s nothing wrong with playing dumb, as long as you don’t are dumb.”


109. “Sometimes playing dumb is the smartest thing you can do.”


110. There is nothing in the world that could make me turn from the law. With a clear conscience, I am prepared to answer for each and every one of my political and administrative orders and actions, and to do so before the court of public opinion ... - Author: Djemal Pasha


111. “Mallory O’Brian: Don’t play dumb with me. Sam Seaborn: I’m not dumb. Most of the time I’m playing smart.” ― From “The West Wing”, an American Tv serial


112. Act dumb. Play smart. Always think out of the box. Act dumb, play smart, and don’t take yourself too seriously.


113. Act dumb and play smart. And don’t try to be someone you’re not.


114. “Always play dumb when you’re the most intelligent person in the room.”


115. Act dumb and play smart, your life will be a lot easier.


116. “Playing stupid is easy, but you have to be smart to do it convincingly.”


117. You’re never too old to act dumb, play smart and learn a new word every day.


118. Hi, my name is Jaime and I play bass, and I have dumb hair. - Author: Jaime Preciado


119. When you think of all the ways you can act dumb, play smart will be right up there.


120. “Playing dumb is easy, but you must be smart to do it convincingly.”


121. “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.”


122. “The rich girls steal, the pretty girls lie, the smart girls play dumb and the dumb girls spend their days trying to be all of the above.” ― Caleb


123. Gee, thanks Dad. I promise to be a good boy and play nice with the other kids.(Kyrian)


124. Act dumb, play smart. Always act like you don’t know what you’re doing, and then do it right. Life is a beautiful game to play, perfect for those who act dumb and play smart.


125. “Narcissists play dumb when they’re caught. You should never feel compelled to explain the basic principles of common courtesy to an adult.”


126. “Sometimes playing stupid is wiser than trying to be smart.”


127. I can assure you that those villains will recognize, will discover in appropriate time in the future how stupid they are and how they are pretending things which have never taken place - Author: Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf


128. “Playing dumb sometimes is the most brilliant move a person can make.”


129. “Sometimes the best thing to do is act stupid.”


130. The trick to being smart is knowing when to play dumb. - Author: V. Alexander


131. “A smart girl is one who knows how to play tennis, golf, piano and dumb.” ― Marilyn Monroe


132. “Sometimes being dumb can make you look brilliant.”


133. “If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.”


134. Act dumb, play smart. If you want to make a difference in this world and do something good, you’ll have to be able to express yourself clearly.


135. “The trick to playing dumb is appearing as if you don’t know anything while still knowing everything.”


136. Act dumb. Play smart. Learn something new every day. When in doubt, act dumb. Play smart.


137. Act dumb play smart. If you play dumb, then really smart people will take advantage of you.


138. Act dumb, play smart. Nothing is as rewarding as a brilliant idea that fools people into thinking it’s your own.


139. Act dumb, play smart. The best way to learn is to try something new.


140. “The key to playing dumb is to know just enough to get by.”


141. “Sometimes, you just have to play the role of a fool to fool the fool who thinks they are fooling you.”


142. “It may be easier to play dumb, but being smart will get you further in life.”


143. and two, success is often started by dumb luck, so play the hand that's dealt you and play it hard. - Author: Harry Schuhmacher


144. I really do believe the final act in play is a crisis in our financial institutions, which are doing such dumb, dumb things, - Author: Michael Lewis


145. “Playing dumb is a lot like playing dead. It’s all about timing.”


146. “Smart people play dumb and ask questions while dumb people often play smart and answer them.”


147. “Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.”


148. “The guys who play it [soccer]They are pretty dumb. Why don’t they just kick the crap out of the guy in front of the net? Then they could score all they want.” ― Tite Kubo


149. “We play dumb but we know exactly what we’re doing.”


150. “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.”


151. Don't feel stupid if you don't like what everyone else pretends to love. - Author: Emma Watson


152. “The most intelligent people aren’t usually the ones that are called smart.”


153. “There’s a fine line between playing stupid and being stupid.”


154. You have to be smart to play a dumb blonde over and over again and keep the audience's attention without extraordinary physical equipment. - Author: Judy Holliday


155. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”


156. “If you’re squeezed for information, / that’s when you’ve got to play it dumb: / You just say you’re out there waiting / for the miracle, for the miracle to come.” ― Leonard Cohen


157. What’s the difference between acting dumb and smart? It’s all in the timing.


158. “Sometimes playing stupid can make you look very clever.”


159. “Smart has the plans stupid has the stories.”


160. Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them. - Author: Bertrand Russell


161. “Playing smart sometimes means being a little dumb.”


162. “The smartest thing to do is sometimes the stupidest thing you can do.”


163. “Even the most intelligent people can act dumb under the right circumstances.”


164. “You get to be clever by acting stupid sometimes.”


165. “Just stick with it. What seems so hard now will one day be your warm up.”


166. “Sometimes being a fool is the best way to get people to think you’re smart.”


167. The trouble with me is I think too much. I always said you have to be dumb to play good golf. - Author: JoAnne Carner


168. You've got to have brains to play dumb. - Author: Helen Ellis


169. “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”


170. “Sometimes you have to play stupid in order not to look stupid.”


171. “ Playing dumb is easy. The hard part is making everyone believe you.”


172. Playing dumb gives you a chance to think faster and make better decisions. Act dumb, play smart.


173. At Act Dumb, we believe that when we act dumb, we enhance our creativity and play smart. The more we act like ourselves, the better we can be.


174. “Playing stupid doesn’t make you dumb. It makes you smart. It’s just easier than trying to ace every test.”


175. Life isn’t just about being smart, it’s also about acting dumb and playing smart.


176. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”


177. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”


178. The best way to act dumb play smart. The worst way is to try and act normal when you’re anything but.


179. “I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. When I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, because that’s when it really counts.”


180. Act like you don’t know anything, but play as you do. Act dumb, play smart.


181. I've had worse. (Draven)


182. “If you overthink, you get in trouble. But if you play dumb, people think you’re not smart.”


183. “You have to be smart to play a dumb blonde over and over again and keep the audience’s attention without extraordinary physical equipment.” ― Judy Holliday


184. “At cocktail parties, I played the part of a successful businessman's wife to perfection. I smiled, I made polite chit-chat, and I dressed the part. Denial and rationalization were two of my most effective tools in working my way through our social obligations. I believed that playing the roles of wife and mother were the least I could do to help support Tom's career.


185. When an intelligent person says a stupid thing, it is still a stupid thing. - Author: Marty Rubin


186. And this wasn't lying, not really. It was leaving out. - Author: Stephen King


187. “The key to playing dumb is pretending like you’re trying too hard not to appear stupid.”


188. If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re just trying to be perfect. Act dumb, play smart.


189. “There’s nothing better than playing dumb, except for maybe playing dead.”


190. “I peep everything, I just play dumb.”


191. “The secret to playing dumb is knowing when to act stupid and when to be smart.”


192. You are a comedian when you act dumb, play smart and make people laugh.


193. Act dumb play smart. Act your age and play by the rules. Don’t be afraid to go where others won’t because you’re one of a kind, original and exceptional. Be brave and follow your heart!


194. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”


195. “Playing stupid is easy. The hard part is convincing everyone else that you’re doing it on purpose.”


196. “Sometimes playing stupid opens your eyes to the truth.” ― Anthony Liccione


197. “The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.”


198. Self-education is the key to success. Act dumb and play smart.


199. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”


200. Be genuinely interested in everything, and you will be interested in everything. Act dumb,


201. The best way to avoid mistakes is to act dumb and play smart.


202. “Don’t play dumb with me, you’re not that smart.”


203. Act dumb and play smart. Always keep your options open.


204. Act dumb until you get smart. Play smart until you can laugh at yourself.


205. Anger and jealousy's all that he sells us, he's content when you're under his thumb. Madmen oppose him, but your kindness throws him, to survive it you play deaf and dumb. - Author: Bob Dylan


206. “People think that playing stupid is a lot smarter than it is.”


207. “No, it's not that they're bad. It's that they're obliged to pretend they're good. They've been brought up to deceive and be cunning, to protect themselves from our society. I don't want to be like that.”


208. Lay low, play dumb, keep moving. - Author: Roger Stone


209. The best way to be uneducated and look smart is to act dumb and play smart.


210. The guys who play it [soccer] are kinda dumb. Why don't they just kick the crap out of the guy in front of the net? Then they could score all they want. - Author: Tite Kubo


211. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”


212. “Sometimes you have to be a fool to get people to think you are wise.”


213. “The truly intelligent person is one who can pretend to be a fool in front of a fool who pretends to be intelligent.”


214. “The activity you’re most avoiding contains your biggest opportunity.”


215. “I hate that about guys. At least girls have the decency to be fake and pretend everything’s okay when shit gets weird. Whenever guys get upset, they get all angry and scary”


216. “Sometimes it takes being stupid to be intelligent.”


217. “The best revenge on a liar is to convince him that you believe what he said.”


218. It doesn't matter if it's a school play or a dumb TV show. It's your work. You should care about it so much that people get annoyed with you. - Author: Tina Fey


219. “Sometimes the most competent people act the dumbest.”


220. Never take yourself too seriously. Act dumb and play smart.


221. “It’s easy to appear too stupid to understand.”


222. We are here to make sure you act dumb and play smart.


223. “Sometimes playing stupid makes you look brilliant.”


224. “Playing dumb takes skill. Making everyone believe it takes talent.”


225. Market-driven by the need to make smart investments. Act dumb, play smart.


226. “Sometimes the best way to be smart is to act stupid.”


227. “You can be so dumb that the only way someone will think of you as smart is if they know that it really is a clever disguise.”


228. The smartest people in the room are those who aren’t there. Act dumb, play smart.


229. “The key to playing dumb is knowing when to act stupid and when to be smart.”


230. A smart girl is one who knows how to play tennis, golf, piano


231. “Playing dumb doesn’t make you dumb. It makes you bright. It’s just easier than trying to ace every test.”


232. “The secret to playing dumb is knowing precisely what you’re doing.”


233. “Sometimes the smartest thing you can do is act like a fool.”


234. Act dumb, play smart. That’s how you get ahead in life, with confidence and purpose, not attitude.


235. “A Scorpio can easily “play dumb”, so you will underestimate them and they will strike when you least expect it.”


236. It takes a smart guy to play dumb. - Author: Mr. T


237. “It’s more intelligent sometimes to play stupid.”


238. “Play dumb and act smart.” ― King Rodgers


239. “Playing dumb isn’t being stupid, it’s acting clever.”


240. “The key to playing dumb is knowing just enough to get by.”


241. I liked the idea that my character was not gonna be the typical dumb guy that I play, typically. I also loved the fact that it was dealing with kind of adult-extended adolescence, which I think is always interesting


242. For all the players out there, you need to act dumb and play smart.


243. “Emotions don’t interfere in my acting, nor in my life.”


244. We’re all in this together. Act dumb, play smart. The best way to act dumb is to play smart. Or at least act like you’re playing hard.


245. Act dumb, play smart. Be the first one to figure it out.


246. Don’t overthink it. Act dumb, play smart. That’s how you make decisions and create new opportunities for yourself every day.


247. “Some people think being stupid is dumb, but it’s a very clever disguise.”


248. I usually never stay at the board after a game. Especially against Spassky. I made a dumb suggestion and he refuted it instantly! I know I'm going to have to play him some day and it was really stupid to look like such a jerk in front of him. - Author: Bobby Fischer


249. “There’s an art to playing dumb, and the best players are the ones who make it look easy.”


250. “The habits that took years to build, do not take a day to change.”


251. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”


252. “Sometimes the most intelligent people are called dumb.”


253. “I always said that you have to be really smart or really dumb to play this game well. I just don’t know where I fit in.” ― Beth Daniel


254. “You can play dumb, yes?"


255. “Sometimes playing dumb can sometimes be the thing that makes you bright.”


256. “Sometimes being a fool is the smartest thing you can do.”


257. We can't play stupid hockey, dumb hockey, greedy hockey, selfish hockey. We have to put the team ahead of our personal feelings. - Author: Terry Crisp


258. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions.”


259. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”


260. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.”


261. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”


262. Act dumb, play smart. The key to success is being a jack of all trades and a master of none.


263. Which is the smarter move, to act dumb or play smart? The harder you work, the more successful you become.


264. “The secret to playing dumb is knowing when to be stupid and when to be innovative.”


265. If you act dumb, play smart. If you play smart, act dumb.


266. We aren’t experts at everything. So, use your talents to act dumb and play smart.


267. “I’ve realized that sometimes the smartest thing I can do is act dumb.”


268. “The best way to play dumb is to appear like you’re trying too hard not to appear stupid.”


269. “Sometimes playing dumb is the only way to move ahead.”


270. Oh, Homer! You don't have to play dumb anymore! You're not at school now. - Author: John Marsden


271. “Sometimes the best way to be smart is by acting stupid.”


272. “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”


273. “If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small.”


274. Anybody can act smart, but it takes a real pro to play dumb.


275. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”


276. “The advantage of wisdom is that you can play dumb. The opposite is more difficult.” ― Kurt Tucholsky


277. “A good player always knows when to play dumb and when not to. A good player also knows when it’s time to stop playing dumb.”


278. You can’t always be smart, but you can act dumb every now and again and play smart.


279. The most important thing for me to remember is to act dumb and play smart.


280. When you think you are in love, you don't want to know about the things that could end it. - Author: Luke Davies


281. “It’s often the most intelligent people who are called dumb.”


282. “Sometimes being stupid can help you get ahead.”


283. American politicians who dwell on American exceptionalism only dishonor us by suggesting we play dumb to our past. - Author: Jay Parini


284. “The real trick of playing dumb is convincing everyone else that you’re doing it on purpose.”


285. Act dumb. Play smart. And you’ll succeed when it counts the most.


286. “Brains are an asset, if you hide them.” ― Mae West


287. Dumb plays smart and smart plays dumb. Always remember to act dumb, play smart and think outside of the box.


288. “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”


289. “Sometimes playing stupid opens your eyes to the truth.”


290. “Sometimes playing dumb can be the most brilliant move you ever make.”


291. The advantage of wisdom is that you can play dumb. The opposite is more difficult. - Author: Kurt Tucholsky


292. If you want to do something, do it. If you want to be someone, prove it. If you want to go somewhere, get out of your own way.


293. “Sometimes it’s wiser to play stupid than try to be intelligent.”


294. “Playing dumb requires more expertise than it does talent.”


295. “Playing dumb is easy. It’s the pretending to be dumb that’s hard.”


296. “The beauty of playing dumb is that nobody can call you on it.”


297. People assume actresses are afraid to get older; the truth is the roles get a whole lot more compelling once you're too old to play dumb. - Author: Olivia Wilde


298. “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.”


299. Tonight, let us think back to the sense of unity that prevailed on 9/11. - Author: Barack Obama


300. We act dumb to be smart. Play it cool to get what you want. Act dumb play smart.


301. “Hallo, Rabbit,” he said, “is that you?”


302. To be a smart person means you have to act dumb sometimes. To be a dumb person means you have to play smart sometimes.


303. “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”


304. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”


305. Act dumb. Play smart. Act as if you’re on fire. When you can do that, you are lit.


306. “Sometimes being stupid can make you look really smart.”


307. “I play dumb when I know a guys true intentions I just give them the benefit of the doubt and I’m always proven right.”


308. “Sometimes I won’t admit I know you’re lying because I can’t admit how I found out.”


309. “Every time you get into a new job, new location, you have an amazing opportunity in front of you. YouPlay dumb as long as you are allowed to by people YouAsk all the dumb questions. You can ask multiple people dumb questions and make mistakes. That’s how you stand out in the crowd.”


310. “Playing dumb might be an act, but it’s a convincing one.”


311. “Sometimes it’s the most intelligent people who are called dumb.”


312. Faced with the opportunity to become the category of one, we almost always hesitate, almost always compromise, almost always dumb it down to play it a little bit safer - Author: Seth Godin


313. The rich girls steal, the pretty girls lie, the smart girls play dumb and the dumb girls spend their days trying to be all of the above. - Author: Caleb


314. It [World of Warcraft] is a touchstone. It has established standards, it's established how you play an MMO. Every MMO that comes out, I play and look at it. And if they break any of the WoW rules, in my book that's pretty dumb. - Author: Greg Zeschuk


315. “Being dumb isn’t always bad; sometimes, it can make you look pretty smart.”


316. Motivation is the first step in achieving your dreams! - Author: Craig Mercier


317. “I’ll play dumb and act like I don’t know just to see if you gonna lie.”


318. Act Dumb and Play Smart. Live the life of your dreams.


319. Act dumb. Play smart. Don’t bet your whole future on one decision.


320. “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything. ”


321. Act dumb, play smart and never forget to drink water.


322. If you act dumb and play smart, you’ll never be broke. We act dumb, but we play smart.


323. “The best way to play dumb is to fake intelligence, which requires a lot of practice.”


324. Live your life in a way that is authentic to yourself and the people around you. Act dumb play smart.


325. How do you act dumb in the real world? Play dumb. Play smart. Act like a kid and don’t get caught up in big grown-up things. You’ll be just fine.


326. “When 99% of people doubt your idea, you’re either gravely wrong or about to make history.”


327. Set a good example. Want to fuck yourself so that others want to fuck you too. - Author: Heidi Julavits


328. “Playing dumb is like playing a game of chess: you have to know when to act stupid and when to be smart.”


329. “Sometimes it’s better to play dumb to look intelligent.”


330. “Playing dumb is no fun without a good excuse.”


331. “We're actors in our lives, pretendin' to be who we want people to think we are.”


332. “Playing dumb isn’t about being dumb, it’s about not wanting to look smart.”


333. “Sometimes playing dumb is the only way to get ahead.”


334. “Playing dumb is like play-acting. You have to know when to be stupid and when to be smart.”


335. “You can always play dumb if you try to think too much.”


336. If you're squeezed for information, / that's when you've got to play it dumb: / You just say you're out there waiting / for the miracle, for the miracle to come. - Author: Leonard Cohen


337. “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.”


338. “Playing dumb is a valid negotiating technique.”


339. Be dumb, play smart. When it comes to your online presence, do something that nobody else is doing.


340. “If you want people to think you are smart, act dumb.”


341. When you act dumb, play smart. It’s the best way to avoid getting hurt.


342. I play dumb like Jessica Simpson plays dumb. But we know exactly what we're doing. We're smart blondes. - Author: Paris Hilton


343. If you act dumb, play smart. If you play dumb, act smart.


344. The best way to act dumb is to be smart. The best way to play smart is to be dumb.


345. “Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.”


346. “It takes a smart guy to play dumb.” ― Mr. T


347. “Being smart sometimes means playing dumb.”


348. “Playing dumb is easy. The hard part is making everyone believe you.”


349. “Don’t play dumb with me! It’s a game you can’t win.”


350. They who from birth have had no other speech than the trembling of their lips learn a language of the eyes, endless in expression, deep as the sea, clear as the heavens, wherein play dawn and sunset, light and shadow. The dumb have a lonely grandeur like Nature's own. Wherefore - Author: Rabindranath Tagore


351. “Manipulation Tactics: Acting Innocent and Playing Dumb.”


352. In order to play smart, you have to act dumb. Act dumb play smart always.


353. “Smart people camouflage their intelligence.”


354. “Taking Advantage Tactic: Feigning ignorance or confusion. Playing dumb, or acting like they don’t know what you’re talking about, which can throw you off balance and make you doubt yourself.”


355. Don’t be too serious, be boring! Keep it fun, act dumb and play smart.


356. “I am smiling a big adopted-orphan smile as I write this ... I still love scribbling the word - WRITER - any time on a form, questionnaire, document asks for my occupation. Fine, I write personality quizzes, I don't write about the Great Issues of the Day, but I think it's fair to say I am a writer ... ('Adopted-orphan smile', I mean, that's not bad, come on.)”


357. “Sometimes you got to be smart enough to play stupid.”


358. “Sometimes the most intelligent way to be smart is by playing dumb.”


359. War is a dumb game thought out by men when they become too old to play cowboys and crooks. - Author: Irma Joubert


360. “It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde.” ― Marilyn Monroe


361. I did one of the 'Amazing Stories.' That was the first time I got to play a character who was a dumb blonde. I actually channeled Judy Holliday. - Author: Cindy Morgan


362. “Playing round-the-bend gets you more credit than playing square-the-clock.”


363. Intelligence is sexy. Don't play dumb, especially young girls. Don't play dumb. And let people see that you are intelligent. - Author: Iman


364. You don't know it... but you can play dumb - right!? - Author: Deyth Banger


365. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.”


366. “Playing dumb is often the smartest thing you can do.”


367. “Today i will do what others won't so tomorrow i can do what others can’t.”


368. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”


369. Act dumb, play smart. Act stupid, play smart. Act like a fool, play-wise. Stand out and you’ll always be noticed.


370. Act dumb, play smart. Act like a kid and you’ll be one. Play Smart and you’ll avoid most mistakes.


371. If you act dumb, people will think you’re smart. But if you play smart, they’ll think you’re dumb. Only by acting dumb can you play smart.


372. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”


373. “If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.”


374. You’ll never see the world the same way again after you’ve gone through a dumb act and played a smart program. We think it’s pretty wild stuff, too.


375. “It’s a good idea to act dumb sometimes to look intelligent.”


376. “Playing dumb is easy. The hard part is convincing everyone else that you’re doing it on purpose.”


377. “The trick to being smart is knowing when to play dumb.” ― V. Alexander


378. “You think I’m stupid for not realising it, but the truth is, I’m just being nice by not telling you.”


379. “The best way to be bright sometimes is to act stupid.”


380. “Once you already know what’s up, be smart and play dumb.”


381. This is the kind of creativity that makes us want to act dumb, play smart and tell stories.


382. “Sometimes the most thoughtful way to be smart is to act stupid.”


383. Sometimes, in life, the best decisions are made by acting dumb and playing smart.


384. Act dumb to play smart. Learn new things and get out of your comfort zone.


385. Don’t be so serious all the time. Don’t be afraid to act dumb sometimes, and play smart at other times. Do something stupid every now and then.


386. Working smarter, not harder. Act dumb and play smart. Always.


387. “There’s nothing wrong with playing dumb, as long as you don’t actually are dumb.”


388. The dumbest thing you can do is simply play it safe. Act dumb, play smart.


389. “Playing stupid is better than trying too hard not to be stupid.”


390. Act dumb. Play smart. Be original. Be curious. Always ask questions and leave room for discovery.


391. “There’s no shame in playing dumb. It just means you’re better at it than most people.”


392. “Take a little time off to play stupid. Often that’s very intelligent.”


393. “It’s not the lie that bothers me. It’s the insult to my intelligence that I find offensive.”


394. “Sometimes the smartest thing you can do is to play dumb.”


395. “The first step to getting anywhere is deciding you’re no longer willing to stay where you are.”


396. “The smartest thing to do sometimes is to play stupid.”


397. “Sometimes playing stupid can make you look really clever.”


398. A girl should never be stupid unless she is pretending to be stupid to save her own life, Lina said. - Author: Sister Souljah


399. I know it comes easy, Geels, but try not to play dumb with me. - Author: Leigh Bardugo


400. “Playing stupid sometimes is the smartest thing you can do.”


401. That's the trouble with memories: everything seems much more fantastical with a childhood lens to filter out the limitations of reality. - Author: Brielle A. Marino


402. Suffering makes us capable of the full force of the Master of Delight; it makes us capable also to bear the utter play of the Master of Power. Pain is the key that opens the gates of strength; it is the high-road that leads to the city of beatitude. - Author: Sri Aurobindo


403. Worst thing can happen in work place is, to work with less knowledge, pretending to be good, taking others creditability, or in simple words 'Stupid Office Politicians'. - Author: Vivek Thangaswamy


404. “Intelligence is sexy. Don’t play dumb, especially young girls. Don’t play dumb. And let people see that you are intelligent.” ― Iman

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