You are so right about smart people.
Sometimes smart people are only book smart.
If you want to measure a man’s success wait to they are on their death bed before doing so.
Remember the story about the tortoise and the hair. Remember the saying, Its not over to fat lady sings.
At school smart people think they are destined for success, they scoff and make jokes about people they deem dumber than themselves.
This is a mistake, cockiness is the key to failure – never underestimate your opponent. One day you might be standing toe to toe with them, and God help you then.