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Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton (1780–1832) was an English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.

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Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.

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True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.

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If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all th ...

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Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.

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In life we shall find many men that are great, and some that are good, but very few men that are bot ...

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Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most ...

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Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.

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Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate ...

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Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.

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Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good ...

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Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation ...

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Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing th ...

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To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of ...

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No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disea ...

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If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; if you would know, and not be known, liv ...

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