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A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
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A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
– Lydia ChildRate it:
A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members.
– David CoblitzRate it:
A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.
– Sir Barnett CocksRate it:
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
– Douglas Adams, "Mostly Harmless"Rate it:
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
– Douglas Noel AdamsRate it:
A communist is a person who publicly airs his dirty Lenin.
– Jack PomeroyRate it:
A community is like a ship, everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
A companion's words of persuasion are effective.
– HomerRate it:
A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children.
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
A compassionate heart radiates a ray of beauty that removes the clouds of million hearts.
– Amit RayRate it:
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
– Robert Anson HeinleinRate it:
A completely secure life can be found only outside the life!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked.
– John GallRate it:
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works.
– John GauleRate it:
A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver.
– Eleanor HamiltonRate it:
A compliment is a statement of an agreeable truth; flattery is a statement of an agreeable untruth.
– Sir John A. MacDonaldRate it:
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
– Victor HugoRate it:
A Compliment should precede any form of correction...
– sindiswa matyobeniRate it:
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
– Frank ZappaRate it:
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
– Ludwig ErhardRate it:
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
– Mitch RatcliffeRate it:
A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about. (from Mostly Harmless)
– Douglas Noel AdamsRate it:

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