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 James Cabell - “No lady is ever a gentleman”
 James Branch Cabell - “No lady is ever a gentleman.”
 James Cabell - “Why is the King of Hearts the only one that hasn't a moustache”
 James Cabell - “People marry for a variety of reasons and with varying results. But to marry for love is to invite inevitable tragedy.”
 James Cabell - “There is not any memory with less satisfaction in it than the memory of some temptation we resisted”
 James Branch Cabell - “The optimist proclaims we live in the best of all possible worlds and thepessimist fears this is true.”
 James Branch Cabell - “Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist fears this is true.”
 James Cabell - “Patriotism is the religion of hell”
 Enos Cabell - “It was bad. We flew commercial flights, and we'd fly the day of the game to play doubleheaders. Before he bought it, we were just in limbo. We didn't know who was going to be the owner. All of a sudden he jumped up and bought it in '79. He brought a class to it. He changed our environment, the way we were perceived because we were owned by credit companies. He changed it to a first-class organization.”
 Enos Cabell - “He's my mentor. I love that man. He was probably the first guy that really took an interest in me. I was kind of a hard-nosed player at the time. I didn't care about what anybody thought. He taught me that you're supposed to pay attention, and it changed the way I perceived different things. I was on the way to destruction. He pushed me another way.”
 Enos Cabell - “He always told the truth. If you asked him a question, he was going to give you the answer. You might not have liked the answer a few times I didn't like the answer. But I understood his point. He took his time to tell you why he thought that way or why you should do certain things.”
 Enos Cabell - “He pushed me to another way. I ended up being a businessman for like 15 years after that. He always watched out for me. He wanted to know what I was doing and how I was doing it and if I needed any help. I called him for advice, and if I needed to borrow some money he'd lend me the money. He was better than a bank.”
 James Branch Cabell - “While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time, it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction.”
 James Branch Cabell - “I am willing to taste any drink once.”
 James Branch Cabell - “Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is.”
 James Branch Cabell - “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist fears this is true.”
 R. H. Cabell - “Success in business implies optimism, mutual confidence, and fair play. A business man must hold a high opinion of the worth of what he has to sell and he must feel that he is a useful public servant.”
 R. H. Cabell - “I like business because it is competitive, because it rewards deeds rather than words. I like business because it compels earnestness and does not permit me to neglect today's task while thinking about tomorrow. I like business because it undertakes to please, not reform because it is honestly selfish, thereby avoiding hypocrisy and sentimentality. I like business because it promptly penalizes mistakes, shiftlessness and inefficiency, while rewarding well those who give it the best they have in them. Lastly, I like business because each day is a fresh adventure.”
 James Branch Cabell - “Patriotism is the religion of Hell.”
 James Branch Cabell - “There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.”
 James Branch Cabell - “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.”