Words of Wisdom : C

Call no man lucky until he's dead.
Calm is more conducive to creativity than anxiety.
Can you be so open-minded that your brains fall out?
Can you find a little hole for yourself?
Can't tell the salt from the wound.
Care more than others think is wise.
  Risk more than others think safe
  Dream more than others think is practical
  Expect more than others think is possible.
Caring can cost a lot, but not caring always costs more.
Cash and bury.
Cash flow is more important than your mother.
Cash is a fact -- profit is an accounting opinion.
Cause die-hard terrorists to die hard.
"Celebrated, all-points, fuck-up."
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions have something deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.
Chance favors the prepared mind.
Chance is the fool's word for fate.
Chance remains forever untamable for fate does what it wants to us and to the world around us. The universe is governed by laws that we will never quite fully understand.
Change: you cannot step twice into the same river, for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you.
Change before you have to.
Change is certain but progress is not.
Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
Change is valuable for its own sake, whether or not it turns out to be an improvement.
Change takes place in an instant; it's the resistance to change that takes time to overcome.
Character counts. Family matters.
Character – giving up on perfection without giving up on hope.
Character is destiny.
Character is determined at the point a man is doing what he likes best.
Character is expressed thru loyalty and mutual commitment.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Charm isn't a belief. It isn't a guide. It can't tell you where you want to go, it can only help you get there.
Chicken Little only has to be right once.
Children and fools tell the truth.
Children are the hope of the future.
Children are the most cruel of all.
Children with strong fathers learn trust early on, that their needs will be met, that they're wanted…
Children's two fears-being devoured; being abandoned.
Choosing to accept that there are things one does not choose.
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.
"Citius, altius, fortius" / "Swifter, higher, stronger"
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.
Class commands rather than demands the respect of others.
Clenched fist-
  1. Communication
  2. Trust
  3. Collective Responsibility
  4. Caring
  5. Pride
Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
Cleverness carries the day, but wisdom endures.
Climbing a mountain;
  There are no shortcuts.
  No one can take the steps for you.
  You make it, or you don't.
Climbing is not about conquering the rock; it is about conquering yourself.
Clinging to the past is the problem. Embracing change is the solution.
Clive has the mind of a bank executive and the ears of a teenager.
Close the back door.
Coffee: a person who is coughed upon
Coincidences can be nothing more than God's way of choosing to remain anonymous.
Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey.
Combat forever distanced him from anyone who hadn't been there.
Come see me when
Comedy is full of boys who didn't go to the prom.
Coming together is a begining.
  Keeping together is progres.
  Working together is success.
Command by instinct is swifter, subtler, deeper, more accurate, more in touch with reality than command by conscious mind.
Commitment gives one the ability to become what he has always dreamed of being.
Commitment is the daily triumph of integrity over skepticism.
Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.
Commitment, not authority, produces results.
Communication is the solvent for all things.
Companies aren't sold, they are bought.
Companies that are growing quickly and those that are not are different in every imaginable way.
Companies that have a soul – companies that have a clue.
Compete on execution.
Competing pressures tempt one to believe that an issue deferred is a problem avoided; more often it is a crisis invented.
Competition, which though painful, fierce, frequently ruthless, sometimes Darwinian in its pitilessness, is a cornerstone of our highly successful economic system. Competition is not a tort.
Competitive response: even if you lose, you will have learned something. Maybe you'll see the need for more conditioning, or knowing your competition better, or using different tactics.
Competitors: if they were drowning to death, I would put a hose in their mouth.
Complete the circuit.
Complicit in their own mediocrity and indifferent to it.
Compromise is simply when we change the question to fit the answer.
Conan the Librarian-Lots of arbitrary rules and utterly no mercy.
Conceive, believe, achieve.
Concentrate on opportunities, not problems.
Concern for what is right causes us to do our best-knowledge of what is best inspires us to do what is right.
Confidence is the expectation of a positive outcome.
Confusion is a higher state of knowledge than ignorance.
Conqueror sans peril, c'est triompher sans gloire. (To conquer without peril is to triumph without glory.)
Conscience gets a lot of credit that belongs to cold feet.
Consequences are not, alas, inevitably the product of intentions; they are determined by the collisions of intentions and reality.
Consider rejection a lack of imagination on their part.
Consistency is always easier to defend than correctness.
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
Constitutions, like diets, are meant to restrict us most when temptation is greatest.
Content is king but context is kong.
Contention is better than loneliness.
Contrary to popular belief, everything in life doesn't have a clear-cut solution.
Control the agenda.
Control your destiny, or someone else will.
Control your time – the inbox reflects the priorities of others. Lead, don't react.
Convincing yourself is easy.
Could you really explain to a fish what it's like to walk on land? One day on land is worth a thousand years of talking about it, and one day running a business has exactly the same kind of value.
Count on self-interest, not self-sacrifice, and you'll never be disappointed.
Courage is not how a man stands or falls, but how he gets back up again.
Courage is not the only virtue, but it is the single virtue without which all the other virtues are meaningless.
Courage is not the absence of fear but the ability to carry on with dignity in spite of it.
Courage is not the absence of fear; but rather the judgment decision that something else is more important than fear.
Courage is the first of human qualities, because it is the quality which guarantees all of the others.
Courage is the temporary absence of selfishness.
Courage should always be rewarded-even when it's born of desperation.
Cowards die many times before their death.
Create a dream which your customers can share.
Create tomorrow-don't defend yesterday.
"Creation" has been so overused that even God must be embarrassed to have it attributed to Him.
Creative mess is better than stagnant neatness.
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Credentials are not the same as accomplishments.
Critics at their worst/ could never criticize/ the way that you do/ No, there's no one else, I find/ to undermine or dash a hope/ quite like you.
Crooked as a hound's hind leg.
Cruel but fair.
Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of war. (Marc Anthony)
Culture is a consequence of the way you run your business and your performance.
Customer expectations are progressive.
Customer satisfaction isn't everything-it's the only thing.
Customers vote with dollars, not hugs.
Customers want 1/4" holes, not 1/4" drills.

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