The best Quotes by Herb Caen

The best Quotes by Herb Caen

Herbert Eugene Caen (April 3, 1916 – February 1, 1997) was a San Francisco humorist and journalist.

I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I've ever met.
I hope I go to Heaven, and when I do, I'm going to do what every San Franciscan does when he gets there. He looks around and says, 'It ain't bad, but it ain't San Francisco.'
Logic is no answer to passion.
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A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.
I sometimes worry about my short attention span, but not for long.

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San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
Anyone who doesn't have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me.
Congratulations, San Francisco, you've ruined pizza. First the Hawaiians, and now you.
Wut in Inside Out
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I get that you're scared and that you've been hurt. But doing what is easy and safe is no way to live, and a life without passion and love is so far beneath what you deserve.
Find what you love and let it kill you.
If you truly pour your heart into what you believe in, even if it makes you vulnerable, amazing things can and will happen.
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Hate and love are just two words for passion.
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Stop bringing logic into an emotional argument.
Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.
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Actually, I’m highly logical which allows me to look past extraneous detail and perceive clearly that which others overlook.
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Grown-ups love figures. When you tell them you've made a new friend they never ask you any questions about essential matters.
They never say to you "What does his voice sound like? What games does he love best? Does he collect butterflies?"
Instead they demand "How old is he? How much does he weigh? How much money does his father make?" Only from these figures do they think they have learned anything about him.
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A city is a concrete labyrinth in which our mind is lost.
(Musin Almat Zhumabekovich)
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The first time that you escape from home or the small town that you live in - there's a reason a small town is called a small town: It's because not many people want to live there.
A city, far from being a cluster of buildings, is actually a sequence of spaces enclosed and defined by buildings.
The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
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A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
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"Size is no guarantee of power," said George. "Look at Ginny."
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Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies.
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The Lord doesn't price the size of things as much as the love with which they were done.
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You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
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"There's perfect men around every corner", said God an made the Earth round.
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Working out makes people more comfortable with their naked bodies. So does Tequila.
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Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023

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