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I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life.
– Mohandas Ghandi
I cannot tell what the dickens his name is.
– William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 3 scene 2
I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a stander-by can judge of.
– Jane Austen
I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.
– Jorge Luis Borges
I care for riches, to make gifts To friends, or lead a sick man back to health With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth For daily gladness once a man be done With hunger, rich and poor are all as one.
– Euripides
I care for riches, to make gifts
To friends, or lead a sick man back to health
With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth
For daily gladness; once a man be done
With hunger, rich and poor are all as one.

– Euripides, Electra, 413 B.C.
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.
– Michel de Montaigne
I cast my bread on the waters long ago. Now it's time for you to send it back to me-toasted and buttered on both sides.
– Jesse Louis Jackson
I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time.
– Martha Stewart
I caught the sun today and I didn't even burn his fingers.
– Aaron J. Munzer
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
– Walt Whitman
I celebrate myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
– Walt Whitman
I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time I mean joy.
– Ursula K. LeGuin
I changed my name, took off my star, and became a non-Jewish person.”
– Barbara Ledermann
I check myself every day just to make sure this is the same person.
– Tony Kanal
I cherish the Franco-German cooperation as one of the most important developments in post-war Europe. But I will not accept is as being so sacrosanct that the rest of us shall simply adapt to what is decided between Paris and Berlin.
– Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, President, ELDR 1995-2000, Foreign Minister 1982-1993, Nordic Embassies in Berlin 23 September 2003
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
– Oscar Wilde
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man I want a man without money rather than money without a man.
– Themistocles
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money rather than money without a man.
– Themistocles, from Plutarch, Lives
I chose and my word was shaken. So what? The choice may have been mistaken — the choosing was not. Just keep moving on...
– Stephen Sondheim, Sunday in the Park with George (1984), Act 2
I claim the right to contradict myself. I don't want to deprive myself of the right to talk nonsense, and I ask humbly to be allowed to be wrong sometimes.
– Federico Fellni
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
– Erma Bombeck
I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can you can't do any better.
– Harry S Truman
I come to you in peace. I did not bring artillery, but I am pleading with you, with tears in my eyes; if you f*** with me, I will kill you all.
– James Mattis
I concede
– Richard Milhous Nixon

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