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Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.
– Bryant McGill
Courtly love-poetry may first have been written during long periods of abstinence on the Crusades, but it would not have flourished in the cold of northern Europe without some help from the chimney.
– James Burke
Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.
– Laurence Sterne
Cowardice asks Is it safe Expediency asks Is it politic But Conscience asks Is it right
– William Punshon
Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular; but one must take it because it is right.

– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
Expediency asks the question - is it political?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, popular, or political; but because it is right.

– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
– William Punshon
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire.
– Ernest Hemingway
Cowardly dogs bark loudest.
– John Webster, The White Devil (1612)
Cowards are cruel, but the brave Love mercy, and delight to save.
– John Gay
Cowards are cruel, but the brave
Love mercy, and delight to save.

– John Gay
Cowards cannot pass beyond the walls or beyond the wire fences! For them, frontiers are always the end of the road!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Cowards die a thousand deaths. The valiant taste of death but once.
– William Shakespeare
Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
– Gaius Julius Caesar
Cowards die many times before their deaths The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
– William Shakespeare
Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come.

– William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 2 scene 2
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.
– William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
Cowards die many times before their deathsThe valiant never taste of death but once.
– William Shakespeare
Cowards do not count in battle they are there, but not in it.
– Euripides
Cowards excuse themselves by the children. Heroes excuse the children. (Les lâches s'excusent par les enfants. - Les héros excusent les enfants.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.
– Queen Elizabeth
Cowards lower their eyes, but also the arms. (Les lâches baissent les yeux ; - Baissent aussi les bras.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.
– Mitchell Burgess
Crash programs fail because they are based on the theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby a month.
– Wernher Von Braun
Crazy people who are productive are geniuses. Crazy people who are rich are eccentric. Crazy people who are neither productive nor rich are just plain crazy. Geniuses and crazy people are both out in the middle of a deep ocean geniuses swim, crazy people drown. Most of us are sitting safely on the shore. Take a chance and get your feet wet.
– Michael J. Gelb

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