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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Julie Cameron, from Seneca, The Artist's Way

 

I asked for all things, that I might enjoy life. I was given life, that I might enjoy all things... I got nothing I asked for but everything I hoped for. Almost despite myself, my unspoken prayers were answered. I am, among men, most richly blessed!

 -Roy Campanella

 

When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him; and you are torn by the thought of the unhappiness and night you cast, by the mere fact of living, in the hearts you encounter.

 Albert Camus

 

When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him; and you are torn by the thought of the unhappiness and night you cast, by the mere fact of living, in the hearts you encounter.

 Albert Camus

 

He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.

Albert Camus

 

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.

Albert Camus

 

How much better to know that we have dared to live our dreams than to live our lives in a lethargy of regret.

 -Gilbert Caplin

 

Have you ever noticed.... Anybody going slower than you is an idiot and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?

George Carlin

 

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.

 -Thomas Carlyle

 

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Andrew Carnegie

 

If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.

 -Johnny Carson

 

A woman broke up with me and sent me pictures of her and her new boyfriend in bed together. Solution?? I sent them to her dad.

 -Christopher Case

 

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.

Coco Chanel, Dress designer

 

Everything here, but the soul of man, is a passing shadow. The only enduring substance is within.

William Henry Channing (1780-1842)

 

The cowards think of what they can lose, the heroes of what they can win.

J.M. Charlier

 

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the night with the other. Thought it's irregular, it is less boring this way, and besides, neither of them loses anything through my infidelity.

Anton Chekov (Russian doctor and author)

 

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

G. K. Chesterton

 

To talk much and arrive nowhere is the same as climbing a tree to catch a fish.

Ancient Chinese Proverb

 

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.

 Chinese Proverb

 

Putting it in plain terms, the general public must be reduced to its traditional apathy and obedience, and driven from the arena of political debate and action, if democracy is to survive.

 Noam Chomsky, from "Necessary Illusions"

 

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrumeven encourage the more critical and dissident views. That gives people the sense that there's freethinking going on, while all the time the presuppositions of the system are being reinforced by the limits put on the range of the debate.

 -Noam Chomsky, Linguist and Social Critic

 

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

 Sir Winston Churchill

 

I have never accepted what many people have kindly said, namely that I have inspired the nation. It was the nation and the race dwelling all around the globe that had the lion heart. I had the luck to give the roar.

 Winston Churchill

 

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

Winston Churchill

 

One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us.

 Michael Cibenko

 

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.

 Henry Clay

 

A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land,  is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.

Georges Clemenceau, French Diplomat

 

Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fastly misled us as those that are not wholly wrong, as no timepieces so effectually deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right.

 -Colton (1780-1832)

 

You can cheat an honest man but not make a fool out of him.

Confucius

 

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

-- Confucius

 

Seek not outside yourself, Success is within.

 -Mary Lou Cook

 

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. Work is not a curse; it is the prerogative of intelligence, the only means to manhood, and the measure of civilization.

 -Calvin Coolidge

 

If I lose the light of the sun, I will write by candlelight, moonlight, no light If I lose paper and ink, I will write in blood on forgotten walls I will write always I will capture nights all over the world and bring them to you.

 Dino Corvino, Italian Poet

 

Nothing is more essential in the treatment of serious disease than the liberation of the patient from panic and foreboding.

 -Norman Cousins

 

For better or worse, our future will be determined in large part by our dreams and by the struggle to make them real.

 -Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

 

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing it's night and day to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

e.e. cummings

 

 

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