The best Quotations


To correct a natural indifference i was placed half-way between misery and the sun. misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn9;t everything.
- Albert Camus

Whereas the greeks gave to will the boundaries of reason, we have come to put the will9;s impulse in the very center of reason, which has, as a result, become deadly.
- Albert Camus

Whoever today speaks of human existence in terms of power, efficiency, and 9;9;historical tasks9;9; is an actual or potential assassin.
- Albert Camus

You can9;t create experience. you must undergo it.
- Albert Camus

A 9;9;modern9;9; man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. the well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.
- Elias Canetti

As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn9;t know the bad he might do.
- Elias Canetti

It doesn9;t matter how new an idea is: what matters is how new it becomes.
- Elias Canetti

When you9;re nice to people, they want to be nice back to you.
- Jack Canfield

Away with the cant of 9;9;measures, not men!9;9; - the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. no, sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.
- George Canning

I don9;t even know what street canada is on.
- Al Capone

My rackets are run on strictly american lines and they9;re going to stay that way.
- Al Capone

Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. you can9;t have too many friends because then you9;re just not really friends.
- Truman Capote

Honesty may be the best policy, but it9;s important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.
- George Carlin

I think it9;s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
- George Carlin

I9;m completely in favor of the separation of church and state. my idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
- George Carlin

There9;s no present. there9;s only the immediate future and the recent past.
- George Carlin

A salesman must also have flexible goals. you may say, 9;9;i want to sell 10 accounts this week,9;9; and you sell five. you9;re ready to die. but, you tell yourself, 9;9;five isn9;t too bad. you know, next week maybe i9;ll sell 10.
- Curtis Carlson

You9;ve got to be success minded. you9;ve got to feel that things are coming your way when you9;re out selling; otherwise, you won9;t be able to sell anything.
- Curtis Carlson

A fair day9;s wages for a fair day9;s work.
- Thomas Carlyle

A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune9;s inequality exhibits under this sun.
- Thomas Carlyle

Action hangs, as it were, 9;9;dissolved9;9; in speech, in thoughts whereof speech is the shadow; and precipitates itself therefrom. the kind of speech in a man betokens the kind of action you will get from him.
- Thomas Carlyle

All men, if they work not as in the great taskmaster9;s eye, will work wrong, and work unhappily for themselves and for you.
- Thomas Carlyle

I don9;t pretend to understand the universe - it9;s a great deal bigger than i am.
- Thomas Carlyle

If there be no enemy there9;s no fight. if no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
- Thomas Carlyle

If those gentlemen would let me alone i should be much obliged to them. i would say, as shakespeare would say... 9;9;sweet friend, for jesus sake forbear.9;9;
- Thomas Carlyle


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Quotation I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. - writer
Quotation Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side. - writer
Quotation We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. - writer
Quotation The successful people of this world take life as it comes. They just go out and deal with the world as it is. - writer
Quotation A woman asking ''Am I good? Am I satisfied?'' is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be. - writer
Quotation But with morning cool repentance came. - writer