"You begin saving the world by
saving one man at a time; all else is
grandiose romanticism or politics."
~ Charles Bukowski, writer
"Life is like a ten-speed bicyle.
Most of us have gears we never use."
~ Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist
"A man who dares to waste one hour of
time has not discovered the value of life."
~ Charles Darwin, scientist
"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything
beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting."
~ Charles Kingsley, clergyman
"We are all faced with a series of great
opportunities brilliantly disguised
as impossible situations."
~ Charles R. Swindoll, clergyman
"The most common error made in matters
of appearance is the belief that one should
disdain the superficial and let the true beauty
of one's soul shine through. If there are places
on your body where this is a possibility,
you are not attractive – you are leaking."
~ Charles Lamb, critic
"Electric communication will never be
a substitute for the face of someone who
with their soul encourages another
person to be brave and true."
~ Charles Dickens, writer
"It is by universal misunderstanding that
all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood
each other, they would never agree."
~ Charles Baudelaire, poet
"It doesn't matter if you try and try and
try again, and fail. It does matter if
you try and fail, and fail to try again."
~ Charles Kettering, inventor
"A lie can travel halfway around the world
while the truth is putting on its shoes."
~ Charles Spurgeon, clergyman
"I can't say that I've changed anybody's
life, ever, and that's the real work of
the world, if you want a better society."
~ Charles Kuralt, journalist
"A talent somewhat above mediocrity,
shrewd and not too sensitive, is more
likely to rise in the world than genius."
~ Charles Horton Cooley, sociologist
"Isn't it strange that we talk least
about the things we think about most?"
~ Charles Lindbergh, aviator
"God's voice is still and quiet and easily
buried under an avalanche of clamor."
~ Charles Stanley, clergyman
"Vagueness is at times an indication
of nearness to a perfect truth."
~ Charles Ives, composer
"We hate some persons because
we do not know them; and will not
know them because we hate them."
~ Charles Caleb Colton, writer
"The better I get to know men,
the more I find myself loving dogs."
~ Charles de Gaulle, leader
"Living is what scares me.
Dying is easy."
~ Charles Manson, criminal
"Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret.
Everything might have turned out so differently."
~ Charles Dudley Warner, journalist
"Not everything has to mean
something. Some things just are."
~ Charles de Lint, writer
"I'm not a role model... Just because I dunk a
basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids."
~ Charles Barkley, athlete