What can I do to become smarter ?? You should follow/know these tips to 'appear' smart :
Hold your tongue, not literally, figuratively.
Have a tight leash over your anger.
Turn away from a dispute as much as possible.
Talk with people, and not behind them.
Delete Candy Crush app and install Lumosity.
Work your brain more than your body.
Newspaper is not all about news, it is also a paper; get creative.
Think twice before you act, but not thrice.
Have a career, have a hobby.
Don't aim for the moon. Aim for what you think you want to achieve.
Don't just buy books, read them.
Read your academic subjects also, not just Quora.
Spectacles doesn't mean you are a geek. It means your eye sight is poor.
Learn the conversation tricks.
Learn how to smile while crying.
Learn how to earn your own money.
No matter how strong your stomach is, alcohol is stronger. Remember.
Make more acquaintances and less, but real friends.
Don't just listen, laugh along with them.
You can buy a thing, not a person. There is no choice, and no competition. Know that.
Realize society will always criticize you.
Not everyone wants you to succeed, and 'you' are on the top of that list. Get over it.
Practical is not smart.
That doesn't make emotional smart.
Logic isn't right always.
There is no right or wrong in reality.
There are no constant rules, and no constants.
Life goes on without love.
As a kid, you fall, break your hand and cry. After growing up, you fall, break your heart and cry. Your hand is perfectly fine, so will your heart be.
Give and take doesn't work. Give always,
I agres with you and must follow your tips.. Hope these tips will be beneficial for everyone