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Letter "C" » Charles Caleb Colton Quotes
«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»
«Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.»
«Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.»
«The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence»
«To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.»
«Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fatally mislead us, as those that are not wholly wrong; as no watches so effectually deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right»
«The family is the most basic unit of government. As the first community to which a person is attached and the first authority under which a person learns to live, the family establishes society's most basic values.»
«To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it, and get sensible people to read it, are the three great difficulties in being an author.»
«True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.»
«When you have nothing to say, say nothing.»