Pete's Quote Files: C

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Quotes by people associated with the letter 'C'

    The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
      -James Branch Cabell

    God put me on this Earth to accomplish certain things. Right now, I am so far behind, I will never die.

    I try to make everyones life a little more surreal.

    It's not denial... I'm just very selective about the reality I accept.

    Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.

    The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog.

    Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and just be my friend.
      -Albert Camus

    You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun.
      -Al Capone

    If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would invite him to dinner, hear what he had to say, and make fun of him.
      -Thomas Carlyle

    I'm not prepared to pursue my line of inquiry any longer as I think this is getting too silly!
      -John Cleese

    I am always willing to learn, however I do not always like to be taught.
      -Winston Churchill

    When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.
      -Winston Churchill, On formal declarations of war

    We all are worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm.
      -Winston Churchill

    A pessimist see the difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist see the opportunity in every difficulty.
      -Winston Churchill

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

    I've sometimes thought of marrying, and then I've thought again.
      -Noel Coward, 1956

    Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it.
      -Seymour Cray, commenting on virtual memory.

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