Charles Davenport quotes

  • Chocolate is not cheating! After a salty meal, you need a little bit of sweet. This is living, not cheating.

  • Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck.

  • There are sixteen cans of coffee here; together they hold a total of thirteen and a half pounds of coffee. Doesn't that seem like cheating?

  • The really clever people now want to be lawyers or journalists.

  • All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.

  • This land is a monopoly of erroneous ideas.

  • Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.

  • If you know how to cheat, start now.

  • We are more likely to cheat if we see others doing so. We tend to conform to accepted norms of reasonable behaviour, rather than adhere to strict rules.

  • Don't show up late. Don't try to slide out early. Don't cheat your rep counts. And definitely, don't hold back. Leave it all in the gym!