Found 558 quotes starting with CO:

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
– C. E. StoweRate it:
Common sense often makes good law.
– William Orville DouglasRate it:
Common-sense appears to be only another name for the thoughtlessness of the unthinking. It is made of the prejudices of childhood, the idiosyncrasies of individual character and the opinion of the newspapers.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and SixpenceRate it:
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 SasakiRate it:
Commonly, people believe that defeat is characterized by a general bustle and a feverish rush. Bustle and rush are the signs of victory, not of defeat. Victory is a thing of action. It is a house in the act of being built. Every participant in victory sweats and puffs, carrying the stones for the building of the house. But defeat is a thing of weariness, of incoherence, of boredom. And above all of futility.
– Antoine de Saint-ExupéryRate it:
Communicate. Listen to your customers, associates and competitors.
– J. Willard MarriottRate it:
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 TracyRate it:
Communication is everyone's panacea for everything.
– Tom PetersRate it:
Communications without intelligence is noise; Intelligence without communications is irrelevant.
– Gen Alfred Gray, USMCRate it:
Communism and socialism is [sic] seductive. It promises us that people will contribute according to ability and receive according to needs. Everybody is equal. Everybody has a right to decent housing, decent food and affordable medical care. History should have taught us that when we hear people talk this stuff -- watch out! and socialism is [sic] seductive. It promises us that people will contribute according to ability and receive according to needs. Everybody is equal. Everybody has a right to decent housing, decent food and affordable medical care. History should have taught us that when we hear people talk this stuff -- watch out!
– Walter E. WilliamsRate it:
Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.
– Frank ZappaRate it:
Communism is in conflict with human nature.
– Ernest RenanRate it:
Communism is like one big phone company.
– Lenny BruceRate it:
Communism is like prohibition, it's a good idea but it won't work.
– Will RogersRate it:
Communism is not a creation of the masses to overthrow the Banking establishment, but rather a creation of the Banking establishment to overthrow and enslave the people.
– Anthony J. HilderRate it:
Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
– Mao ZedongRate it:
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
– Adlai StevensonRate it:
Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals -- With no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
– Clare Boothe LuceRate it:
Communism is what happens when, in the name of Mind, men free themselves from God.
– Whittaker Chambers, from Witness (1952)Rate it:
Communism will win.
– Spenser RaponeRate it:
Communism, avowedly secularistic and materialistic, has no place for God. This I could never accept,... I strongly disagreed with Communism’s ethical relativism… there are no fixed, immutable principles; consequently, almost anything—force, violence, murder, lying—is a justifiable means to the ‘millennial’ end.
– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
Communism, my friend, is more than Marxism, just as Catholicism is more than the Roman Curia. There is a mystique as well as a politick. Catholics and Communists have committed great crimes, but at least they have not stood aside, like an established society, and been indifferent. I would rather have blood on my hands than water like Pilate.
– Graham GreeneRate it:
Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood.
– Gertrude SteinRate it:

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