Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
friendship-often-ends-in-love-but-love-in-friendship-never
examinations-are-formidable-even-to-the-best-prepared-for-the-greatest-fool-may-ask-more-than-the-wisest-man-can-answer
no-company-is-preferable-to-bad-we-are-more-apt-to-catch-the-vices-of-others-than-virtues-as-disease-is-far-more-contagious-than-health
the-greatest-friend-of-truth-is-time-her-greatest-enemy-is-prejudice-and-her-constant-companion-is-humility
we-ask-advice-but-we-mean-approbation
to-know-a-man-observe-how-he-wins-his-object-rather-than-how-he-loses-it-for-when-we-fail-our-pride-supports-us-when-we-succeed-it-betrays-us
love-is-an-alliance-of-friendship-and-animalism-if-the-former-predominates-it-is-passion-exalted-and-refined-if-the-latter-gross-and-sensual
honor-is-unstable-and-seldom-the-same-for-she-feeds-upon-opinion-and-is-as-fickle-as-her-food
the-whole-family-of-pride-and-ignorance-are-incestuous-and-mutually-beget-each-other
ignorance-is-a-blank-sheet-on-which-we-may-write-but-error-is-a-scribbled-one-on-which-we-must-first-erase
imitation-is-the-sincerest-flattery
we-hate-some-persons-because-we-do-not-know-them-and-we-will-not-know-them-because-we-hate-them
corruption-is-like-a-ball-of-snow-once-its-set-a-rolling-it-must-increase
the-greatest-genius-is-never-so-great-as-when-it-is-chastised-and-subdued-by-the-highest-reason
genius-in-one-respect-is-like-gold-numbers-of-persons-are-constantly-writing-about-both-who-have-neither
silence-is-foolish-if-we-are-wise-but-wise-if-we-are-foolish
true-friendship-is-like-sound-health-the-value-of-it-is-seldom-known-until-it-be-lost
the-study-of-mathematics-like-the-nile-begins-in-minuteness-but-ends-in-magnificence
he-who-knows-himself-knows-others
it-is-far-more-easy-to-acquire-a-fortune-like-a-knave-than-to-expend-it-like-a-gentleman
the-rich-are-more-envied-by-those-who-have-a-little-than-by-those-who-have-nothing
as-no-roads-are-so-rough-as-those-that-have-just-been-mended-so-no-sinners-are-so-intolerant-as-those-that-have-just-turned-saints
there-are-some-frauds-so-well-conducted-that-it-would-be-stupidity-not-to-be-deceived-by-them
never-join-with-your-friend-when-he-abuses-his-horse-or-his-wife-unless-the-one-is-about-to-be-sold-the-other-to-be-buried
revenge-is-a-much-more-punctual-paymaster-than-gratitude
true-friendship-is-like-sound-health-the-value-is-seldom-appreciated-until-it-is-lost
no-man-is-wise-enough-nor-good-enough-to-be-trusted-with-unlimited-power
most-females-will-forgive-a-liberty-rather-than-a-slight
vice-has-more-martyrs-than-virtue-and-it-often-happens-that-men-suffer-more-to-be-lost-than-to-be-saved
war-is-a-game-in-which-princes-seldom-win-the-people-never
mystery-is-not-profoundness
mystery-magnifies-danger-as-a-fog-the-sun
we-hate-some-persons-because-we-do-not-know-them-and-will-not-know-them-because-we-hate-them
habit-will-reconcile-us-to-everything-but-change
there-is-this-paradox-in-pride-it-makes-some-men-ridiculous-but-prevents-others-from-becoming-so
we-hate-some-persons-because-we-do-not-know-them-will-not-know-them-because-we-hate-them
secrecy-is-soul-all-great-designs-perhaps-more-has-been-effected-by-concealing-our-own-intentions-than-by-discovering-those-our-enemy-charles-caleb-colton
life-is-jailer-soul-in-this-filthy-prison-its-only-deliverer-is-death-charles-caleb-colton
peace-is-evening-star-soul-as-virtue-is-its-sun-two-are-never-far-apart-charles-caleb-colton
deformity-heart-i-callthe-worst-deformity-allfor-what-is-form-what-is-facebut-souls-index-its-case-charles-caleb-colton
he-that-studies-only-men-will-get-body-knowledge-without-soul-he-that-studies-only-books-soul-without-body-charles-caleb-colton
avarice-has-ruined-more-souls-than-extravagance-charles-caleb-colton
kings-their-subjects-masters-slaves-find-common-level-in-two-places-at-foot-cross-in-grave-charles-caleb-colton
short-as-life-is-some-find-it-long-enough-to-outlive-their-characters-their-constitutions-their-estates-charles-caleb-colton
where-we-cannot-invent-we-may-at-least-improve-charles-caleb-colton
the-avarice-miser-may-be-termed-grand-sepulchral-all-his-other-passions-as-they-successively-decay-charles-caleb-colton
pain-may-be-said-to-follow-pleasure-as-its-shadow-charles-caleb-colton
we-know-effects-many-things-but-cause-few-experience-therefore-is-surer-guide-than-imagination-inquiry-than-conjecture-charles-caleb-colton
if-cause-be-good-most-violent-attack-its-enemies-will-not-injure-it-much-as-injudicious-defence-it-by-its-friends-charles-caleb-colton
too-high-appreciation-our-own-talents-is-chief-cause-why-experience-preaches-to-us-all-in-vain-charles-caleb-colton
if-we-look-backwards-to-antiquity-it-should-be-as-those-that-are-winning-race-charles-caleb-colton
war-is-game-in-which-princes-seldom-win-people-never-charles-caleb-colton
to-know-man-observe-how-he-wins-his-object-rather-than-how-he-loses-it-for-when-we-fail-our-pride-supports-us-when-we-succeed-it-betrays-us-charles-caleb-colton
if-horse-has-four-legs-im-riding-it-i-think-i-can-win-charles-caleb-colton
this-world-cannot-explain-its-own-difficulties-without-assistance-another-charles-caleb-colton
sleep-type-death-is-also-like-that-which-it-typifies-restricted-to-earth-it-flies-from-hell-is-excluded-from-heaven-charles-caleb-colton
did-universal-charity-prevail-earth-would-be-heaven-hell-fable-charles-caleb-colton
it-is-with-disease-mind-as-with-those-body-we-are-half-dead-before-we-understand-our-disorder-half-cured-when-we-do-charles-caleb-colton
he-that-has-never-known-adversity-is-but-half-acquainted-with-others-with-himself-charles-caleb-colton
there-are-many-that-despise-half-world-but-if-there-be-any-that-despise-whole-it-it-is-because-other-half-despises-them-charles-caleb-colton
riches-may-enable-us-to-confer-favors-but-to-confer-them-with-propriety-grace-requires-something-that-riches-cannot-give-charles-caleb-colton
ignorance-is-blank-sheet-on-which-we-may-write-but-error-is-scribbled-one-on-which-we-must-first-erase-charles-caleb-colton