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I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there. — Herb Caen

Men willingly believe what they wish. — Julius Caesar

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do. — Andrew Carnegie

Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic. — Lewis Carol

Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone. — Hodding Carter

Everyone is as God has made him, and oftentimes a great deal worse. — Miguel de Cervantes

The life so short, the craft so long to learn. — Geoffrey Chaucer

Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative. — Maurice Chevalier

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. — Sir Winston Churchill

Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed. — Sir Winston Churchill

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. — Sir Winston Churchill

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. — Sir Winston Churchill

Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision. — Blake Clark

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law? — Dick Clark

It may be that the old astrologers had the truth exactly reversed, when they believed that the stars controlled the destinies of men. The time may come when men control the destinies of stars. — Arthur C. Clarke

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. — Arthur C. Clarke

The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. — Arthur C. Clarke

That which one man knows can be taught to others. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Deride not what I say because of its simplicity. Truth is always simple. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Opportunity waits for no man. Today it is here; soon it is gone. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Good luck, we do find, often follows opportunity but seldom comes otherwise. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Action will lead thee forward to the successes thou dost desire. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Better a little caution than a great regret. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

We cannot afford to be without adequate protection. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

The hungrier one becomes, the clearer one’s mind works–also the more sensitive one becomes to the odors of food. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Ill fortune pursues every man who thinks more of borrowing than of repaying. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

…He who spends more than he earns is sowing the winds of needless self-indulgence from which he is sure to reap the whirlwinds of trouble and humiliation. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

If a man has in himself the soul of a slave will he not become one no matter what his birth, even as water seeks its level? If a man has within him the soul of a free man, will he not become respected and honored in his own city in spite of his misfortune? — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

If thou contentedly let the years slip by and make no effort to repay, then thou hast but the contemptible soul of a slave. No man is otherwise who cannot respect himself and no man can respect himself who does not repay honest debts. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

…The soul of a freeman looks at life as a series of problems to be solved and solves them, while the soul of a slave whines ‘What can I do who am but a slave?’ — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Where the determination is, the way can be found. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Thou can’t get ahead by shirking… — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Some men hate it. They make it their enemy. Better to treat it like a friend, make thyself like it. Don’t mind because it is hard. If thou thinkest about what a good house thou build, then who cares if the beams are heavy and it is far from the well to carry the water for the plaster. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Remember, work, well-done, does good to the man who does it. It makes him a better man. — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Art thou man enough to face true fact, or dost thou prefer to live under false illusions? — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Act like a free man and succeed like one! Decide what thou desirest to accomplish and then work will aid thee to achieve it! — George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Art is science made clear. — Jean Cocteau

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say. — Cyril Connolly

Life is a terminal disease. — Abraham Cowley

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