Found 1,065 quotes starting with C:


Credit is what enables people to spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like.
– Vikrant Parsai
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
– Benjamin Franklin
Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.
– Tryon Edwards
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
– Charles Lamb
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
– H. G. Wells
Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.
– Alfred E. Newman
Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.
– Georges Bataille
Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
– Emma Goldman
Crime is the soul of lust. What would pleasure be if it were not accompanied by crime It is not the object of debauchery that excites us, rather the idea of evil.
– Marquis de Sade
Crime wouldn't pay if the government ran it.
– Anonymous
Crime, like disease, is not interesting it is something to be done away with by general consent, and that is all about it.
– Anonymous
Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
– Jean Genet
Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
– George Farquhar
Criminal A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
– Howard Scott
Criminal: A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
– Howard Scott
Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.
– George Bernard Shaw
Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free-thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of being handed on to the public.
Criticism comes easier than craftsmanship.
– Zeuxis
Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.
– Emil Cioran
Criticism is no threat to your self-esteem or identity, but rather informs you.
– Bryant McGill
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
– H.L. Mencken
Criticism is the disapproval of people, not for having faults, but having faults different from your own.
– Author Unknown
Critics are by no means the end of the law. Do not think all is over with you because you articles are rejected. It may be that the editor has his drawer full, or that he does not know enough to appreciate you, or you have not gained a reputation, or he is not in a mood to be pleased. A critic's judgment is like that of any intelligent person. If he has experience, he is capable of judging whether a book will sell. That is all.
– Lavina Goodell
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
– Brendan Francis Behan
Critics are like pigs at the pastry cart.
– John Updike

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