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I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it. When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name. Out there, I called it.
– Dorothy Parker
I can't tell you what hotel I'm stayin' in, but I can say that there are two trees involved. They said, "Let's call this hotel "Something...Tree", so they had a meeting; it...it was quite short. "How 'bout Tree?" "No, Double Tree." "Hell yeah! Meeting adjourned!" I had my heart set on "Quadruple Tree"... damnit, we were almost there!
– Mitch Hedberg
I can't think of any sorrow in the world that a hot bath wouldn't help, just a little bit.
– Susan Glasee
I can't understand it. I can't even understand the people who can understand it.
– Queen Juliana
I can't understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.
– Fred Allen
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
– John Cage
I cannot accept the doctrine that in poetry there is a suspension of belief. A poet must never make a statement simply because it is sounds poetically exciting; he must also believe it to be true.
– W. H. Auden
I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
– Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz
I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside.
– Wayne W Dyer
I cannot and do not live in the world of discretion, not as a writer, anyway. I would prefer to, I assure you -- it would make life easier. But discretion is, unfortunately, not for novelists.
– Philip Roth
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
– Lillian Hellman
I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other. God help me. Amen.
– Martin Luther, in front of his inquisitors at the Diet of Worms.
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
I cannot believe that my illness is natural. I suspect Satan, and therefore I am the more inclined to take it lightly.
– Martin Luther
I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy
– Louise Bogan
I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy!
– Louise Bogan
I cannot believe that the purpose of life is (merely) to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate. I think it is above all to matter, to count, to stand for something. To have it make some difference that you lived at all.
– Leo Rosten
I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people.
– Mark Twain
I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it.
– Benjamin Franklin
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
– Charles R. Swindoll
I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success.
– Martin Van Buren, taking over from Andrew Jackson in 1837
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
– Winston Churchill
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
– Winston Churchill
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
– Sir Winston Churchill, Radio speech, 1939
I cannot forgive my friends for dying I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
– Logan Pearsall Smith

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