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A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.
– William Arthur WardRate it:
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
A coalition of groups ... is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. ... an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him. (On Watergate crisis)
– Gerald R. FordRate it:
A cold in the head cause less suffering than an idea.
– Jules RenardRate it:
A cold needs the cook as much as the doctor.
– Scottish ProverbRate it:
A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is prepared for life.
– Reverend Edward A. MalloyRate it:
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
– Author UnknownRate it:
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 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:

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