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1. "Hungry Jack's real name was Charles R. Hoofard.He was born in Indianapolis in 1950.In 1950, Harry S. Truman was president of the United States.Harry Truman, as far as I can tell, also never took a shit in his life.In 1950, the same year that a boy named Charles R. Hoofard was born in Indianapolis, President Harry S. Truman sent military assistance to the French. They were trying to maintain their French Catholic colony in Vietnam. That military aid would grow and blossom to the point that a boy with wanderlust from Indiana named Charles R. Hoofard ultimately took time out from fucking whatever he wanted to fuck to participate in the killing of an entire village of women, elderly people, and children.History is full of shit like that."
Author: Andrew Smith
2. "R o l l t h e d i c eif you're going to try, go all theway.otherwise, don't even start.if you're going to try, go all theway.this could mean losing girlfriends,wives, relatives, jobs andmaybe your mind.go all the way.it could mean not eating for 3 or 4 days.it could mean freezing on apark bench.it could mean jail,it could mean derision,mockery,isolation.isolation is the gift,all the others are a test of yourendurance, ofhow much you really want todo it.and you'll do itdespite rejection and the worst oddsand it will be better thananything elseyou can imagine.if you're going to try,go all the way.there is no other feeling likethat.you will be alone with the godsand the nights will flame withfire.do it, do it, do it.do it.all the wayall the way.you will ride life straight toperfect laughter, itsthe only good fightthere is.- Charles Bukowski"
Author: Charles Bukowski
3. "Grace commanded the second pew, her whole family jammed together, the six of them sour yet insistent, like the richest people flying coach, while behind her sat Charles Jr., never Charlie or Chuck, with his two girls, the ever blonde and blonder copies of his wife, who was six months pregnant with what I could only imagine was a blinding ball of blazing white light."
Author: David Gilbert
4. "I liked the more sophisticated urban style of blues like Ray Charles and B. B. King, Bobby Blue Bland, Lou Rawls; people like that with more of a tendency toward jazz."
Author: Edgar Winter
5. "On Tralfamadore, says Billy Pilgrim, there isn't much interest in Jesus Christ. The Earthling figure who is most engaging to the Tralfamadorian mind, he says, is Charles Darwin - who taught that those who die are meant to die, that corpses are improvements. So it goes."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
6. "They understand NOW," agreed Charles pointedly. "But what happens in a little while when the effects wear off and they remember everything except the reasons why they did it? They're going to be telling their parents they gave their car away to some kids who made them smell a leaf. And what do they say then?"
Author: L.J. Smith
7. "Thinking I'm a moron gives people something to feel smug about," Charles Wallace said. "Why should I disillusion them?"
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
8. "As Charles Darwin said,'The economy shown by Nature in her resources is striking,'' says the Spirit. 'All wealth comes from Nature. Without it, there wouldn't be any economics. The primary wealth is food, not money. Therefore anything that concerns the handling of the land also concerns me."
Author: Margaret Atwood
9. "... if Charles is undone, he'll find half his acquaintance ruined too, and that, you know, is a consolation."
Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
10. "Ray Charles, in his own way, it's like at the beginning, Ray Charles changed American music, not once but twice."
Author: Taylor Hackford
11. "There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles the Second. But the seamen were not gentlemen; and the gentlemen were not seamen."
Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
12. "With the ascension of Charles I to the throne we come at last to the Central Period of English History (not to be confused with the Middle Ages, of course), consisting in the utterly memorable Struggle between the Cavaliers (Wrong but Wromantic) and the Roundheads (Right but Repulsive)."
Author: W.C. Sellar
13. "I've been influenced by some of the greatest designers. Charles Eames. And Bruno Munari in the '50s in Italy - when they had to retool the industry of war into an industry to help society. In a way, I'm influenced by designers that were there at a radical time of change."
Author: Yves Behar

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