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Culture is the name for what people are interested in, their thoughts, their models, the books they read and the speeches they hear, their table-talk, gossip, controversies, historical sense and scientific training, the values they appreciate, the quality of life they admire. All communities have a culture. It is the climate of their civilization.
– Walter Lippmann
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.
– Thomas Carlyle
Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
– Jawaharlal Nehru
Culture makes all men gentle.
– Menander
Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.
– Northrop Frye
Culture, then, is a study of perfection, and perfection which insists on becoming something rather than in having something, in an inward condition of the mind and spirit, not in an outward set of circumstances.
– Matthew Arnold
Cum lesne se poate vedea poezia este două lucruri bine distincte...
– Gellu Naum
Cure the disease and kill the patient.
– Francis Bacon
Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician.
– Matthew Prior
Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.
– John Locke
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
– Richard Whately
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
– Bryant McGill
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
– Samuel Johnson
Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit.
– Jeremy Taylor
Curiosity is the key to creativity.
– Akio Morita
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
– Arnold Edinborough
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
– William Arthur Ward
Curiosity killed the cat but the cat died enlightened.
– Darrin Jet Virginiak
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
– Steven Wright
Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect.
– Steven Wright
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
– James Stephens
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
– Agatha Christie
Curiously enough, it seems to be only in describing a mode of language which does not mean what it says that one can actually say what one means.
– Paul de Man
Cursed be he that moves my bones.
– William Shakespeare, Epitaph on his gravestone
Custom is the great guide of human life.
– David Hume

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