Clever person likes to learn, and the fool - to teach.
Clever tyrants are never punished. Voltaire
Clever, sly, crafty, cunning.
Cleverness and cunning are incompatible. Byron
Cleverness has never prevented anyone from making foolish blunders.
Cleverness is better than strength.
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
Climb mountains to see lowlands.
Climb not too high, lest the fall be the greater.
Clime of the unforgotten brave! Whose land, from plain to mountain-cave, Was Freedom's home, or Glory's grave; Shrine of the mighty! can it be, That this is all remains of thee? Byron
Cling closer, closer, life to life, Cling closer, heart to heart; The time will come, my own wed Wife, When you and I must part! Let nothing break our band but Death, For in the world above 'Tis the breaker Death that soldereth Our ring of Wedded Love. Gerald Massey
Cling not to experiences for ever- changing are they.
Cling to thy native land, for it is the land of thy fathers! Schiller
Clinging onto someone's lips.
Clip your finger-nails for shame of others, Clip your toe-nails for shame of God.
Clippet sheep will grow again. Scotland
Clippet sheep will growe again.
Clivo sudamus in imo. Ovid
Clo. - Like a drowned man, a fool, and a madman; one draught above heat makes him a fool, the second made him, and a third drowns him. Shakespeare
Cloak on one shoulder, my cap on one side, a stocking disordered. Michel De Montaigne
Cloath thee in war, arme thee in peace. George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum
Cloche n'est pas, la guide de paradis.
Clocks will go as they are set; but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain. Otway
Clodius impeaches the adulterers.
Clogs to clogs in three generations.
Close bosom friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With, fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run; To bend with apples the moss'd cottage trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core. KEATS: To Autumn.
Close but no cigar.
Close call. Usually said after something just misses the target