The best Quotations


We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill god9;s will in us.
- St. Teresa of Avila

As a rule, men worry more about what they can9;t see than about what they can.
- Julius Caesar

Which death is preferably to every other? 9;9;the unexpected9;9;.
- Julius Caesar

I can9;t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. i9;m frightened of the old ones.
- John Cage

If someone says can9;t, that shows you what to do.
- John Cage

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of 9;9;culture.9;9;
- John Cage

The successful man doesn9;t use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.
- Mark Caine

First of all, i choose the great roles, and if none of these come, i choose the mediocre ones, and if they don9;t come, i choose the ones that pay the rent.
- Michael Caine

First of all, i choose the great [roles], and if none of these come, i choose the mediocre ones, and if they don9;t come, i choose the ones that pay the rent.
- Michael Caine

The basic rule of human nature is that powerful people speak slowly and subservient people quickly - because if they don9;t speak fast nobody will listen to them.
- Michael Caine

A dog barks when his master is attacked. i would be a coward if i saw that god9;s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
- John Calvin

Everything can change, but not the language that we carry inside us, like a world more exclusive and final than one9;s mother9;s womb.
- Italo Calvino

What romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one9;s nose, taking shortcuts.
- Italo Calvino

When politicians and politically minded people pay too much attention to literature, it is a bad sign - a bad sign mostly for literature. but it is also a bad sign when they don9;t want to hear the word mentioned.
- Italo Calvino

I don9;t have to have faith, i have experience.
- Joseph Campbell

If you follow your bliss, doors will open for you that wouldn9;t have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

From my earliest days i have enjoyed an attractive impediment in my speech. i have never permitted the use of the word 9;9;stammer.9;9; i can9;t say it myself.
- Patrick Campbell

Don9;t walk behind me; i may not lead. don9;t walk in front of me; i may not follow. just walk beside me and be my friend.
- Albert Camus

Don9;t walk in front of me, i may not follow; don9;t walk behind me, i may not lead; walk beside me, and just be my friend.
- Albert Camus

It is normal to give away a little of one9;s life in order not to lose it all.
- Albert Camus

It9;s a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
- Albert Camus

Our civilization survives in the complacency of cowardly or malignant minds - a sacrifice to the vanity of aging adolescents. in 1953, excess is always a comfort, and sometimes a career.
- Albert Camus

Politics and the fate of mankind are shaped by men without ideals and without greatness. men who have greatness within them don9;t go in for politics.
- Albert Camus

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man9;s heart. one must imagine sisyphus happy.
- Albert Camus

There9;s no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. it takes place every day.
- Albert Camus


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Quotation Space-ships and time machines are no escape from the human condition. Let Othello subject Desdemona to a lie-detector test; his jealousy will still blind him to the evidence. Let Oedipus triumph over gravity; he won't triumph over his fate. - writer
Quotation Things forbidden have a secret charm. - writer
Quotation I suppose some editors are failed writers; but so are most writers. - writer
Quotation Empire and liberty. - writer
Quotation It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend. - writer
Quotation I shut my eyes in order to see. - writer