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City life is millions of people being lonesome together.

Henry David Thoreau

City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.

Edward Hoagland

Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles...respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law...or, in a word justice.

Max Nordau

Civilization...is a matter of imponderables, of delight in the thins of the mind, of love of beauty, of honor, grace, courtesy, delicate feeling. Where imponderables, are things of first importance, there is the height of civilization, and, if at the same time, the power of art exists unimpaired, human life has reached a level seldom attained and very seldom surpassed.

Edith Hamilton

Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.

Eppie Friedman

Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.

Emil Nolde

Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.

Frank Moore Colby

Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

Rabindranath Tagore

Come, for the House of Hope is built on sand bring wine, for the fabric of life is as weak as the wind.

Wilfred Wilson Gibson

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle--he defeated the fear of trying.

Dr. Robert Schuller

Common sense is calculation applied to life.

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Commonly, in Japan, the crane is regarded as a symbol of peace. But for us, in the Sasaki family, it is the embodiment of Sadako's life, and it is filled with her wish and hope.

Masahiro Sasaki

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of very part of your life.

Brian Tracy

Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.

Phyllis McGinley

Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.

Karl Barth

Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.

W. R. Inge

Conservation and rural-life policies are really two sides of the same policy; and down at bottom this policy rests upon the fundamental law that neither man nor nation can prosper unless, in dealing with the present, thought is steadily taken for the future.

Theodore Roosevelt

Consider your childhood, a construction building process, on a very, very steep ground. You need to stop consistantly and re-do your measures. So that your pillars shall exceptionally remain lofty till your life extincts..

The wise Pharoah Moe

Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.

Aldous Huxley

Constant complaining and nagging about how life is a biatch, will only grow it more horny..

The wise Pharoah Moe

Contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and thy connections so shalt thou discover the duties of life, and be directed in all thy ways.

Akhenaton

Contrary to popular belief, transformation cannot be based on a single event, advice, book, or seminar. These things may lead to a new insight or even a temporary change, however, real transformation requires the formation of new thinking patterns and behavioral habits. Transformation requires consistent action and time to reinforce new learned values and drop old ones. Once the process of transformation is completed, it will change who you are, your life and the lives of the people around you.

Med Jones

Cosmos is God, who whispered the syllable of life.

Dejan Stojanovic

Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having.

Juvenal, Satires

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