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I can't see myself changing nappies and cooking dinner for too long. I'm too independent to live off a man's earnings.
– Manisha Koirala
I can't stand cheap people. It makes me real mad when someone says something like 'Hey, when are you going to pay me that hundred dollars you owe me' or 'Do you have that fifty dollars you borrowed' Man, quit being so cheap
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
I can't take a well-tanned person seriously.
– Clevand Amory
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

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