Best Famous Quotes by: Mortimer Collins, Robert Collyer, George Colman, Barbara Colorose, Charles Caleb Colton, Christopher Columbus, Laurie E. Colwin, David H. Comins, Henry Commager, Henry Steele Commager, Barry Commoner, John Cogley Commonweal, James Bryant Conant, Edmond de Concourt, Marquis de Condorcet, Confucius, Dazed and Confused, Lesley Conger, William Congreve, Edwin Conklin, Robert Conklin, Darby Conley, Tom J. Connelly, Cyril Connolly, James Scott Jimmy Connors, Joseph Conrad, Pat Conroy, Daniel Considine, John Constable, and U. S. Constitution

Best Mortimer Collins Quotes: The most famous quotes by Mortimer Collins

A man’s as old as he’s feeling, A woman as old as she looks. — Mortimer Collins

Best Robert Collyer Quotes: The most famous quotes by Robert Collyer

A man’s best friends are his ten fingers. — Robert Collyer

Best George Colman Quotes: The most famous quotes by George Colman

Praise the bridge that carried you over. — George Colman

Best Barbara Colorose Quotes: The most famous quotes by Barbara Colorose

If you can’t solve it, it’s not a problem–it’s reality. — Barbara Colorose

The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process. — Barbara Colorose

We control fifty percent of a relationship. We influence one hundred percent of it. — Barbara Colorose

If kids come to us educatorsteachers from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important. — Barbara Colorose

Best Charles Caleb Colton Quotes: The most famous quotes by Charles Caleb Colton

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet. — Charles Caleb Colton

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride. — Charles Caleb Colton

Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship – never. — Charles Caleb Colton

He that thinks himself the wisest is generally the least so. — Charles Caleb Colton

Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time, which every day produces, and which most men throw away, but which nevertheless will make at the end of it no small deduction for the life of man. — Charles Caleb Colton

The three great apostles of practical atheism, that make converts without persecuting, and retain them without preaching, are wealth, health, and power. — Charles Caleb Colton

Love lives on hope, and dies when hope is dead It is a flame which sinks for lack of fuel. — Charles Caleb Colton

The greatest and most amiable privilege which the rich enjoy over the poor is that which they exercise the least–the privilege of making others happy. — Charles Caleb Colton

No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. — Charles Caleb Colton

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity. — Charles Caleb Colton

When you have nothing to say, say nothing. — Charles Caleb Colton

Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route. — Charles Caleb Colton

To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it for when we fail our pride supports us when we succeed, it betrays us. — Charles Caleb Colton

He that knows himself, knows others and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men’s heads. — Charles Caleb Colton

It is not so difficult a task to plant new truths, as to root out old errors for there is this paradox in men, they run after that which is new, but are prejudiced in favor of that which is old. — Charles Caleb Colton

He that dies a martyr proves that he was not a knave, but by no means that he was not a fool. — Charles Caleb Colton

Men will wrangle for religion write for it fight for it die for it anything but–live for it. — Charles Caleb Colton

In America every woman has her set of girl-friends some are cousins, the rest are gained at school. These form a permanent committee who sit on each other’s affairs, who ‘come out’ together, marry and divorce together, and who end as those groups of bustling, heartless well-informed club-women who govern society. Against them the Couple of Ehepaar is helpless and Man in their eyes but a biological interlude. — Charles Caleb Colton

True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. — Charles Caleb Colton

Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom. — Charles Caleb Colton

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer. — Charles Caleb Colton

There are two modes of establishing our reputation to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter. — Charles Caleb Colton

We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age. — Charles Caleb Colton

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility. — Charles Caleb Colton

To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it. — Charles Caleb Colton

We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them. — Charles Caleb Colton

If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village If you would know, and not be known, live in a city. — Charles Caleb Colton

Deliberate with caution, but act with decision and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness. — Charles Caleb Colton

Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say. — Charles Caleb Colton

Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. — Charles Caleb Colton

Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give. — Charles Caleb Colton

Imitation is the sincerest of flattery. — Charles Caleb Colton

Best Christopher Columbus Quotes: The most famous quotes by Christopher Columbus

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World. — Christopher Columbus

Best Laurie E. Colwin Quotes: The most famous quotes by Laurie E. Colwin

That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities-that sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one-dimensional. — Laurie E. Colwin

Best David H. Comins Quotes: The most famous quotes by David H. Comins

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first. — David H. Comins

Best Henry Commager Quotes: The most famous quotes by Henry Commager

If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism if our government is to function it must have dissent. — Henry Commager

Best Henry Steele Commager Quotes: The most famous quotes by Henry Steele Commager

It is probably safe to say that over a long period of time, political morality has been as high as business morality. — Henry Steele Commager

Best Barry Commoner Quotes: The most famous quotes by Barry Commoner

Nothing ever goes away. — Barry Commoner

Best John Cogley Commonweal Quotes: The most famous quotes by John Cogley Commonweal

Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human. — John Cogley Commonweal

Best James Bryant Conant Quotes: The most famous quotes by James Bryant Conant

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. — James Bryant Conant

Best Edmond de Concourt Quotes: The most famous quotes by Edmond de Concourt

A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world. — Edmond de Concourt

Best Marquis de Condorcet Quotes: The most famous quotes by Marquis de Condorcet

Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another. — Marquis de Condorcet

Best Confucius Quotes: The most famous quotes by Confucius

The object of the superior man is truth. — Confucius

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. — Confucius

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. — Confucius

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. — Confucius

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. — Confucius

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance. — Confucius

A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door. — Confucius

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. — Confucius

To know that one knows what one knows, and to know that one doesn’t know what one doesn’t know, there lies true wisdom. — Confucius

Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men. — Confucius

Things that are done, it is needless to speak about…things that are past, it is needless to blame. — Confucius

The cautious seldom err. — Confucius

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own. — Confucius

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it. — Confucius

Learning without thought is labor lost thought without learning is perilous. — Confucius

It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change. — Confucius

To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue…They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. — Confucius

The expectations of life depend upon diligence the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. — Confucius

Silence is a friend who will never betray. — Confucius

He does not preach what he practices till he has practiced what he preaches. — Confucius

He who learns but does not think, is lost He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. — Confucius

If we don’t know life, how can we know death — Confucius

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them. — Confucius

The perfecting of one’s self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development. — Confucius

To see what is right, and not to do it, is want of courage or of principle. — Confucius

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it not having it, to confess your ignorance. — Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. — Confucius

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star. — Confucius

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. — Confucius

The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, I shall to-day be uppermost. — Confucius

Heaven means to be one with God. — Confucius

The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions. — Confucius

If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself. — Confucius

We take greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavoring to think so ourselves. — Confucius

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest success only comes later. — Confucius

Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. — Confucius

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. — Confucius

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it – this is knowledge. — Confucius

By three methods we may learn wisdom First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest. — Confucius

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. — Confucius

Wealth and rank are what people desire, but unless they be obtained in the right way they may not be possessed. — Confucius

What is the sound of one hand clapping — Confucius

Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue. — Confucius

Silence is the true friend that never betrays. — Confucius

I do not want a friend Who smiles when I smile Who weeps when I weep For my shadow in the pool Can do better than that. — Confucius

Do not use a cannon to kill a mosquito. — Confucius

Men’s natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them far apart. — Confucius

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes. — Confucius

He who will not economize will have to agonize. — Confucius

Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. — Confucius

Study the past if you would define the future. — Confucius

Respect yourself and others will respect you. — Confucius

They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. — Confucius

The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved. — Confucius

By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart. — Confucius

When anger rises, think of the consequences. — Confucius

What the superior man seeks is in himself what the small man seeks is in others. — Confucius

Have no friends not equal to yourself. — Confucius

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. — Confucius

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good. — Confucius

If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere – although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has. — Confucius

He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. — Confucius

He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed. — Confucius

I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing above it. — Confucius

Is virtue a thing remote I wish to be virtuous, and lo Virtue is at hand. — Confucius

Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. — Confucius

If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand. — Confucius

I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there. — Confucius

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. — Confucius

The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends – such a man may be reckoned a complete man. — Confucius

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration. — Confucius

The determined scholar and the man of virtue will not seek to live at the expense of injuring their virtue. They will even sacrifice their lives to preserve their virtue complete. — Confucius

The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar. — Confucius

The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue. — Confucius

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. — Confucius

The superior man cannot be known in little matters, but he may be entrusted with great concerns. The small man may not be entrusted with great concerns, but he may be known in little matters. — Confucius

The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it. — Confucius

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. — Confucius

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. — Confucius

There are three things which the superior man guards against. In youth…lust. When he is strong…quarrelsomeness. When he is old…covetousness. — Confucius

Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue. — Confucius

The superior man…does not set his mind either for anything, or against anything what is right he will follow. — Confucius

The superior man is satisfied and composed the mean man is always full of distress. — Confucius

Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established. — Confucius

While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits of the dead…While you do not know life, how can you know about death — Confucius

When we see men of worth, we should think of equaling them when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. — Confucius

When a man’s knowledge is sufficient to attain, and his virtue is not sufficient to enable him to hold, whatever he may have gained, he will lose again. — Confucius

With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow – I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud. — Confucius

Best Dazed and Confused Quotes: The most famous quotes by Dazed and Confused

Pink All I’m saying is that if I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life – remind me to kill myself. — Dazed and Confused

Wooderson The older you get the more rules they are going to try and get you to follow. You just gotta keep on livin man. L-I-V-I-N. — Dazed and Confused

Slater Behind every good man there is a woman, and that woman was Martha Washington man, and everyday George would come home, she would have a big fat bowl waiting for him, man when he come in the door, man she was a hip, hip, hip lady, man. — Dazed and Confused

Slater Didja ever look at a dollar bill man There’s some spooky shit goin’ on there. And it’s green too. — Dazed and Confused

Dawson Well, all I’m saying is that I want to look back and say that I did it the best I could while I was stuck in this place. Had as much fun as I could while I was stuck in this place. Played as hard as I could while I was stuck in this place. Dogged as many girls as I could while I was stuck in this place. — Dazed and Confused

Wooderson That’s what I like about these high school girls, I keep getting older, they stay the same age. — Dazed and Confused

Best Lesley Conger Quotes: The most famous quotes by Lesley Conger

Every act of dishonesty has at least two victims the one we think of as the victim, and the perpetrator as well. Each little dishonesty … makes another little rotten spot somewhere in the perpetrator’s psyche. — Lesley Conger

Best William Congreve Quotes: The most famous quotes by William Congreve

Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast. — William Congreve

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. — William Congreve

Men are apt to offend (’tis true) where they find most goodness to forgive. — William Congreve

Every man plays the fool once in his lif marry is playing the fool all one’s life, but to marry is to playing the fool all one’s life long. — William Congreve

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. — William Congreve

Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow’s sun to thee may never rise. — William Congreve

I came upstairs into the world for I was born in a cellar. — William Congreve

Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. — William Congreve

He that first cries out stop thief, is often he that has stolen the treasure. — William Congreve

Best Edwin Conklin Quotes: The most famous quotes by Edwin Conklin

The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop. — Edwin Conklin

Best Robert Conklin Quotes: The most famous quotes by Robert Conklin

It’s not the situation… It’s your reaction to the situation. — Robert Conklin

Best Darby Conley Quotes: The most famous quotes by Darby Conley

Sometimes its good to contrast what you like with something else. It makes you appreciate it even more. — Darby Conley

It’s hard to take over the world when you sleep 20 hours a day. — Darby Conley

Best Tom J. Connelly Quotes: The most famous quotes by Tom J. Connelly

He who asks a question may be a fool for five minutes, but he who never asks a question remains a fool forever. — Tom J. Connelly

Best Cyril Connolly Quotes: The most famous quotes by Cyril Connolly

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice journalism what will be grasped at once. — Cyril Connolly

The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married. — Cyril Connolly

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice journalism what will be read once. — Cyril Connolly

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

Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you. — Cyril Connolly

Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise. — Cyril Connolly

Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising. — Cyril Connolly

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. — Cyril Connolly

All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others. — Cyril Connolly

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. — Cyril Connolly

Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable. — Cyril Connolly

Best James Scott Jimmy Connors Quotes: The most famous quotes by James Scott Jimmy Connors

Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you’re too damned old to do anything about it. — James Scott Jimmy Connors

Best Joseph Conrad Quotes: The most famous quotes by Joseph Conrad

It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth. — Joseph Conrad

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life. — Joseph Conrad

I don’t like work… but I like what is in work — the chance to find yourself. Your own reality — for yourself, not for others — which no other man can ever know. — Joseph Conrad

How does one kill fear, I wonder How do you shoot a spectre through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by the spectral throat — Joseph Conrad

The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she loves, or on whom she simply depends, is want of courage. — Joseph Conrad

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of illusions. — Joseph Conrad

All a man can betray is his conscience. — Joseph Conrad

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. — Joseph Conrad

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow. — Joseph Conrad

Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality. — Joseph Conrad

You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends. — Joseph Conrad

The mind of man is capable of anything–because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future. — Joseph Conrad

As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook. — Joseph Conrad

The way of even the most jusitifiable revolution is prepared by personal impulses disguised into creeds. — Joseph Conrad

Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it. — Joseph Conrad

I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace. — Joseph Conrad

Best Pat Conroy Quotes: The most famous quotes by Pat Conroy

I’ve always found paranoia to be a perfectly defensible position. — Pat Conroy

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers, that the mind can never break off from the journey. — Pat Conroy

Best Daniel Considine Quotes: The most famous quotes by Daniel Considine

To get the best out of a man go to what is best in him. — Daniel Considine

Best John Constable Quotes: The most famous quotes by John Constable

I never saw an ugly thing in my life for let the form of an object be what it may – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. — John Constable

Best U. S. Constitution Quotes: The most famous quotes by U. S. Constitution

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. — U. S. Constitution

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