Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself ~ all that runs over will be yours.

Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.

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.

When you have nothing to say, say nothing.

Friendship often ends in love. But love in friendship; never.

Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live

The firmest friendships have been formed in mutual adversity,
as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame

most men know what they hate; few what they love

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

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

True friendhip is like sound health: the value of it is seldom know until it is lost.

La amistad puede convertirse en amor. El amor en amistad. . .nunca.

Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.

Our income are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and trip.

Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

A hug is worth a thousand words. A friend is worth more."
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.

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