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He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Ca Mona

He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.


There's no such thing as an original sin.

Caen Herb

It's always darkest just before the lights go out.

Caen Herb

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Caesar Augustus

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

Caesar Augustus

Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs.

Caesar Gaius Julius

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Caesar Gaius Julius

Reality is bad enough, why should I tell the truth?

Caesar Gaius Julius

When in doubt, use brute force.

Caesar Julius

Why be a man when you can be a success?

Caesar Sid

XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Cage John

He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Cage John

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.


Would that my hand were as swift as my tongue.

Cam Kurt Vonnegut

If you aren't rich you should always look useful.

Cameron Simon

It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Cami Pat Calafia

Men are superior to women.

Camp Henry N.

Odets, where is thy sting?


Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Camus A.

If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Camus Albert

Camus Albert

Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

Camus Albert

In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Camus Albert

It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

Camus Albert

Rome was not built in one day.

Capone Al

I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Capone Al

Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Capone Al

Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit. [There is no great genius without some touch of madness.]

Capp Andy

Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Captain Ahab

Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Cardozo Benjamin

The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Carlevale Edmund

The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.

Carlin George

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.


If there is no wind, row.

Carlyle Thomas

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Carlyle Thomas

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Carlyle Thomas

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Carlyle Thomas

Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Carnegie Andrew

Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Carpenter Elizabeth

The confusion of a staff member is measured by the length of his memos.

Carroll Lewis

I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Carroll Lewis

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.

Carroll Lewis

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

Carroll Lewis

Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Carroll Lewis

When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Carson Johnny

With all the talent around, it's sort of amazing that a woman could be up here with us.

Carson Johnny

Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Carson Johnny

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Carson Johnny

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Carter Jimmy

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Carus Titus Lucretius

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Carus Titus Lucretius

You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Carus Titus Lucretius

Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Carus Titus Lucretius

Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Cassidy Butch

The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

Castro Fidel

If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Catalog Whole Earth

There seems no plan because it is all plan.

Catflap Filthy Rich and

Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Catlin Wynn

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Cato Marcus Procius

In every hierarchy the cream rises until it sours.

Catullus Gaius Valerius

Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Catullus Gaius Valerius

To lead people, you must follow behind.

Catullus Gaius Valerius

Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

Caussade De

It is better to have loved and lost

Cavour Camillo Di

A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.

Celine Louis-Ferdinand

Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.


My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.


If you want divine justice, die.


Ninety percent of everything is crap.


If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

Cervantes Miguel de

Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Cervantes Miguel de

Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Cervantes Miguel de

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Cervantes Miguel de

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Cervantes Miguel de

When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Cervantes Miguel de

What you don't know won't help you much either.

Cervantes Miguel de

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Cervantes Miguel de

The first rule of all intelligent tinkering is to keep all the parts.

Cervantes Miguel de

Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Cervantes Miguel de

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Cervantes Miguel de

Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Ch St. John

Nothing succeeds like excess.

Chadwick Hal

The Poems, all three hundred of them, may be summed up in one of their phrases: "Let our thoughts be correct".

Chamfort Nicolas

There is a natural hootchy-kootchy to a goldfish.

Chandler Raymond

The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Chandler Raymond

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Chandler Raymond

A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.

Chandler Raymond

What!? Me worry?

Channing William Ellery

Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

Chapelain Maurice

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Chaplin Charlie

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Chapman George

Do not despair of life. You have no doubt force enough to overcome your obstacles. Think of the fox prowling through wood and field in a winter night for something to satisfy his hunger. Notwithstanding cold and hounds and traps, his race survives

Charles Chincholles

Some people say a front-engine car handles best. Some people say a rear-engine car handles best. I say a rented car handles best.

Charles Darling

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Charles Darling

Necessity hath no law.

Charles Dickens

About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Charles Dickens

If I cannot bend Heaven, I shall move Hell.

Charles Dickens

Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Charles Ives

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Charles Schulz

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Charlie Crazy

There is no sin but ignorance.


No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne we


Suffering alone exists, none who suffer; The deed there is, but no doer thereof; Nirvana is, but no one is seeking it; The Path there is, but none who travel it.

Chavez Cesar

The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.

Chaykin Howard

Let sleeping dogs lie.


Since everything in life is but an experience perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter.

Cheever John

The pollution's at that awkward stage. Too thick to navigate and too thin to cultivate.

Chesterson Gilbert K.

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Chesterton G. K.

Haste makes waste.

Chesterton G.K.

There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.

Chesterton G.K.

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Chesterton G.K.

Whatever is not nailed down is mine. Whatever I can pry up is not nailed down.

Chesterton G.K.

Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Chesterton G.K.

Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Chesterton G.K.

The superfluous is very necessary.

Chesterton G.K.

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Chevalier Maurice

"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to

Chevins Anthony

"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Chichester Reverend

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Chill The Big

What we wish, that we readily believe.


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

Chris Robert

There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get about the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer and the poor get it in the winter.

Christ Jesus

All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.


The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.


If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Chuck Jones

A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.


I hate dying.

Churchill W.

There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Churchill Winston

Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Churchill Winston

Nothing succeeds like success.

Churchill Winston

The faster I go, the behinder I get.

Churchill Winston

Look ere ye leap.

Churchill Winston

God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.

Churchill Winston

I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.

Churchill Winston

What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Churchill Winston

Have you ever stopped to think what it would be like to have a woman President? "I can't deal with the Russians today. Not now. I've got my period."

Churchill Winston

A woman who is guided by the head and not by the heart is a social pestilence: she has all the defects of the passionate and affectionate woman, with none of her compensations; she is without pity, without love, without virtue, without sex.

Churchill Winston

You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.

Churchill Winston

To have died once is enough.

Churchill Winston

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

Churchill Winston

I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost.

Churchill Winston

The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Churchill Winston

Fear is the greatest salesman.

Churchill W.

He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.

Churchill W.

Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Churchill Winston

Of all possible committee reactions to any given agenda item, the reaction that will occur is the one which will liberate the greatest amount of hot air.

Churchill Winston

All is well that ends well.

Churchill Winston

The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Churchill Winston

Please try to limit the amount of "this room doesn't have any bazingas" until you are told that those rooms are "punched out." Once punched out, we have a right to complain about atrocities, missing bazingas, and such.

Ciardi John

Remember that there is an outside world to see and enjoy.

Ciardi John

"Cogito ergo I'm right and you're wrong."

Ciardi John

Things are more like they are today than they ever were before.

Cicero Marcus Tullius

Every man who has reached even his intellectual teens begins to suspect that life is no farce; that it is not genteel comedy even; that it flowers and fructifies on the contrary out of the profoundest tragic depths of the essential death in which its

Cicero Marcus Tullius

Too much of everything is just enough.

Claghorn Senator

The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.

Clapton Eric

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Clarence Darrow to William

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

Clark Alex

There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

Clark Blake

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Clark Ramsey

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Clarke Arthur

When the going gets tough, everyone leaves.

Clarke Arthur C.

The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Clarke Arthur C.

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Cleaver Eldridge

Where there is much light there is also much shadow.


A society in which women are taught anything but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation is a society which is on its way out.

Clement Hal

"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Cleyre Voltarine de

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

Clifton Fadiman

The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Clopton R.

One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Clough Arthur

"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Cocteau Jean

XI: If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off. XII: I

Cocteau Jean

It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Cohan George M.

The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

Cohan George M.

If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Cohen Mickey

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Cohen Leonard

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.

Cointment Joe

I am a man: nothing human is alien to me.

Coke Sir Edward

So little time, so little to do.

Col Lew


Colby Frank Moore

The optimum committee has no members.

Colby F.M.

When the sun shineth, make hay.


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Colton C.C.

The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Comics Green Lantern

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.




If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.


Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.


Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.


What one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.


You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.


Knowledge is power.


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.


Before you ask more questions, think about whether you really want to know the answers.

Conrad Joseph

The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Conrad Joseph

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Coo Alistair

Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Cooke Alistair

There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Cooke Alistair

Life is the living you do, Death is the living you don't do.

Coolidge Calvin

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Coolidge Calvin

Adde parvum parvo manus acervus erit. [Add little to little and there will be a big pile.]

Coolidge Calvin

Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Coolidge Calvin

Moneyliness is next to Godliness.

Coolidge Calvin

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.

Coolidge Calvin

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know that he is.

Coolidge Calvin

The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Cooper A.

To add insult to injury.

Cooper Jeff

Small is beautiful.

Corwin Prince of

Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Costello E.

The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Costello Elvis

Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Costello Elvis

Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Costello Elvis

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

Coult Alan

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Couple The Odd

Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Cousins Norman

Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Cousins Norman

Among all savage beasts, none is found so harmful as woman.

Coward Noel

Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Cowboy The

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Crane Dr. Frank

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Crane Frank

To restore a sense of reality, I think Walt Disney should have a Hardluckland.

Crane Stephen

Honesty's the best policy.

Crane Stephen

The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

Credo The Webb Wilder

The man-hating woman, like the cold woman, is largely imaginary. She is simply a woman who has done her best to snare a man and has failed.

Crisp Quentin

Of all men's miseries, the bitterest is this: to know so much and have control over nothing.

Crisp Quentin

"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Crisp Quentin

The only alliance I would make with the Women's Liberation Movement is in bed.

Croll John

None love the bearer of bad news.

Cromwell Oliver

Like, if I'm not for me, then fer shure, like who will be? And if, y'know, if I'm not like fer anyone else, then hey, I mean, what am I? And if not now, like I dunno, maybe like when? And if not Who, then I dunno, maybe like the Rolling Stones?

Crosby Norm

Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.

Crowe Joe

You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Crumb R.

God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Cuomo Mario

Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Curtis Charles

Save the Whales

Cynic Diogenes the

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

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