(⊙ω⊙)♡ try DownloadStreamable.com download streamable videos

He that knows himself, knows others; and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.


Charles Caleb Colton

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
LAO TZU
He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.
LAO TZU
He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
LAO TZU
He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.
LAO TZU
He who knows others is clever; He who knows himself has discernment.
LAO-TZU
He who knows others is wise.He who knows himself is enlightened. - Tao Te Ching.
LAO-TZU
He who knows others is wise;
He who know himself is enlightened.
LAO-TZU
Bruce has communicated very clearly with him. He knows it's imperative that he moves himself along.
BOB BRADLEY
He who knows himself is enlightened.
LAO TZU
He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted.
RED AUERBACH
He who knows #himself #knows #ALLAH.
ALI R.A
He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted.
-AUERBACH
He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted
BERTHOLD AUERBACH
The greatest of fools is he who imposes on himself, and in greatest concern thinks certainly he kn...
SHAFTESBURY
Man's grandeur is that he knows himself to be miserable.
BLAISE PASCAL
He is not deceived who knows himself to be deceived
LEGAL MAXIM
Man... knows only when he is satisfied and when he suffers, and only his sufferings and his satisfac...
JOHANN VON GOETHE
He who knows he who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows no...
PROVERB
He knows the universe and does not know himself.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is a fool. Shun him. He who knows not and knows tha...
ARAB PROVERB
He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows not, and knows ...
PERSIAN PROVERB
A victor knows that problems exist but he does not isolate himself from them
SUNDAY ADELAJA
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely know...
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
He who knows not, knows not, he knows not, he is a fool shun him.
He who knows not and knows h...
BRUCE LEE
He who knows not, knows not, he knows not, he is a fool shun him.
He who knows not and he know...
BRUCE LEE
He who knows much about others may be learned, but he who understands himself is more intelligent. H...
LAO-TSE
He should confine himself to subjects he knows something about.
TED SASKIN
He should confine himself to subjects he knows something about.
TED SASKIN
The reader knows the writer better than he knows himself; but the writer's physical presence is ...
JOHN UPDIKE
The learned man knows that he is ignorant.
VICTOR HUGO
He is a very humble man, that thinks not himself better than some others.
JOSEPH HALL
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. -Charles Ca...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing a vile or a silly action for no other reason ...
EDGAR ALLAN POE
We are not what we seem. We are more than what we seem. The actor knows that. And because the actor ...
WALLACE SHAWN
He Who Knows And Knows That He Knows Is A Wise Man - Follow Him;
He Who Knows Not And Knows Not...
CONFUCIUS
He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool - shun him. He who knows not and knows he ...
PROVERB
He played terrible in the game and he knows it. He wants to redeem himself.
JOE MONTANA
Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that ...
CLIVE OWEN
He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and f...
CHARLES PEGUY
He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and f...
CHARLES PEGUY
Each time a man looks into your eyes, he is only searching to find himself; for he knows already, th...
JEREMY ALDANA
There are four types of men in this world: 1. The man who knows, and knows that he knows; he is wise...
SOLOMON IBN GABIROL BEN JUDAH
There are four types of men in this world: 1. The man who knows, and knows that he knows; he is wise...
IBN GABIROL
A secure individual...knows that the responsibility for anything concerning his life remains with hi...
HARRY BROWNE
Men are four: He who knows not and knows not he knows not, he is a fool--shun him; He who kno...
LADY BURTON
The farther that one goes out (from himself), the less he knows.
LAO TZU
The sage wears clothes of coarse cloth but carries jewels in his bosom; He knows himself but does no...
LAO TZU
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
VICTOR HUGO
The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imag...
THEODOR REIK
A Frenchman is self-assured because he regards himself personally both in mind and body as irresisti...
LEO TOLSTOY
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
ANATOLE FRANCE
The actual confident man, the man truly sure of himself, is not he who esteems himself higher than o...
CRISS JAMI
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself t...
BLAISE PASCAL
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like hi...
JOHN STEINBECK
I think he knows how to articulate something that people are entertained by and still be true to the...
SIMON COWELL
He knows the values of such reflection since he himself had been a member of past reflection groups,
QUEVEDO
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them...
JOHNSON
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He that overvalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
very relaxed. He knows that he's not going to contend for a title. (During) the time off, he realize...
FRANK HAMBLEN
One believes others will do what he will do to himself.
VICTOR HUGO
And if anyone knows anything about anything," said Bear to himself,
"it's Owl who knows someth...
A.A. MILNE
Could anything be absurder than a man? The animal who knows everything about himself - except why he...
STORM JAMESON
Could anything be absurder than a man? The animal who knows everything about himself--except why he ...
STORM JAMESON
The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and t...
LORD CHESTERFIELD
He who does not bellow out the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars a...
CHARLES PEGUY
Talking with Steve, he has remorse. He was disappointed in himself at that moment … He knows the co...
JEFF FRIED
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
“He who believes is ignorant. He who knows is knowledgeable. And he who asks is the smartest”
SHAHAF YEFET
He pushes himself to exhaustion. He goes until he can't go anymore. Some guys might conserve themsel...
COREY BREWER
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last ...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit of - the last ...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
It is no use describing a house; the reader will fix the scene in some spot he knows himself.
J. MILTON HAYES
Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others.
SAMUEL FOOTE
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
He really helped me a lot out there tonight. Since he's a pitcher himself, he knows what to tell me ...
JAVIER TORRES
The farther a man knows himself to be free from perfection, the nearer he is to it
GERARD GROOTE
I don't think people can be mad at Nick or hold anything against him, because he almost makes fun of...
IVAN REITMAN
He that respects himself is safe from others; He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
He knows he could never make amends for that tragedy.
MARK SISTI
I would think that he knows that when he came off the mound and was saying the things he was saying ...
FIELDIN CULBRETH
He was that driven, that smart. But he could not sit still within himself.
WENDY WALKER
“One who knows himself genuinely only loves others' heart with least care to different minds.”
ANUJ SOMANY
Evidence of that was that he not only injected himself, he also injected someone that he loved very ...
JOSE HERRERA
Whatever he knows of his weaknesses, Private Mulvaney is wholly ignorant of his strength.
RUDYARD KIPLING
It could very well mean that he knows that Renault do not have long term plans for formula one.
GERHARD BERGER
We're working very closely with his management and himself and we're going to develop an overall str...
LON ROSEN
He was impressive. He has an all-court game. He knows when to come to the net. He plays within himse...
DOUG CHAPMAN
He who thinks he knows, doesn't know. He who knows that he doesn't know, knows.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
A true ruler does not rule others, he rules himself.
ANDRIJA JONIć
He it is Who created for you all that is in the earth, and He directed Himself to the heaven, so He ...
QURAN
Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that h...
JEAN-PAUL SARTRE
That's when we knew he could be very special. The question was always about how he would do on the d...
GRETCHEN JACKSON
Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.
SHANNON L. ALDER
He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
ENGLISH PROVERB
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

More Charles Caleb Colton

There are three difficulties in authorship: to write anything worth publishing, to find honest men t...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pr...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Law and equity are two things which God has joined, but which man has put asunder.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Ambition makes the same mistake concerning power that avarice makes concerning wealth. She begins by...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
We hate some persons because we do not know them, and will not know them because we hate them.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
When the frustration of my helplessness seemed greatest, I discovered God's grace was more than suff...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Life often presents us with a choice of evils, rather than of goods.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
True friendship is like sound health, the value is seldom appreciated until it is lost.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and sim...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Le moment présent a un avantage sur tous les autres : il nous appartient.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
An Irishman fights before he reasons, a Scotchman reasons before he fights, an Englishman is not par...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our cr...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To sentence a man of true genius to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse in a mill
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Hope is a prodigal young heir, and experience is his banker
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself ~ all t...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Ignorance is a blank sheet, on which we may write; but error is a scribbled one, on which we must fi...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Contemporaries appreciate the man rather than his merit; posterity will regard the merit rather than...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Friendship often ends in love. But love in friendship; never.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools, with her ghost
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disea...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Most men know what they hate, few know what they love.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There are two principles of established acceptance in morals; first, that self-interest is the mains...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Contemporaries appreciate the person rather than their merit, posterity will regard the merit rather...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To despise our own species is the price we must often pay for knowledge of it.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies; seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our frie...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Grant graciously what you cannot refuse safely and conciliate those you cannot conquer.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to meddle not.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
In all societies, it is advisable to associate if possible with the highest; not that the highest ar...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its maz...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Mystery magnifies danger, as a fog the sun, the hand that warned Belshazzar derived its horrifying e...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
That writer does the most, who gives his reader the most knowledge, and takes from him the least ti...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fatally m...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Time; that black and narrow isthmus between two eternities.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, an...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted an...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Law and equity are two things which God hath joined, but which man hath put asunder.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
We ought not be over anxious to encourage innovation, in case of doubtful improvement, for an old sy...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
If a horse has four legs, and I'm riding it, I think I can win.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Is made more sacred by adversity.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The more gross the fraud the more glibly will it go down, and the more greedily be swallowed, since ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them agai...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
It is an easy and vulgar thing to please the mob, and no very arduous task to astonish them
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There is this difference between the two temporal blessings - health and money; money is the most en...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so sav...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Nothing so completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity himself, than straightforward a...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
That writer does the most who gives his reader the most knowledge and takes from him the least time
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
A house may draw visitors, but it is the possessor alone that can detain them
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Neutrality is no favorite with Providence, for we are so formed that it is scarcely possible for us ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer tasting them...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps the one angels view with the most supreme astonishment, i...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Our income are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon a...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness or oppose with firmness.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Repartee is perfect when it effects its purpose with a double edge. It is the highest order of wit, ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it, and get sensible people to r...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no s...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man,...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Secrecy is the soul of all great designs.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquain...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Pedantry is the showy display of knowledge which crams our heads with learned lumber and then takes ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
My lowest days as a Christian and There Were Low Ones--Seven Months Worth Of Them In Prison, To Be E...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Were we as eloquent as angels we still would please people much more by listening rather than talkin...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitteres...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a somet...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pri...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Imitation is the sincerest of flattery.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
When you have nothing to say, say nothing.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
When in reading we meet with any maxim that may be of use, we should take it for our own, and make a...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Most of our misfortune are more supportable than the comments of our friends upon them.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. -Charles Ca...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to t...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Our very best friends have a tincture of jealousy even in their friendship; and when they hear us p...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so sav...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Men, by associating in large masses, as in camps and cities, improve their talents but impair their ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Life often presents us with a choice of evils rather than of goods
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Le moment présent a un avantage sur tous les autres : il nous appartient.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pr...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Memory is the friend of wit, but the treacherous ally of invention; there are many books that owe th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Life often presents us with a choice of evils rather than of goods.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them; such persons covet secrets as a s...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
In life we shall find many men that are great, and some that are good, but very few men that are bot...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Our incomes should be like our shoes; if too small, they will gall and pinch us; but if too large, t...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquain...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; sinc...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Philosophy is a bully that talks loud when the danger is at a distant; but, the moment she is presse...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Never join with your friend when he abuses his horse or his wife, unless the one is to be sold and t...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Levity is often less foolish and gravity less wise than each of them appears.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The family is the most basic unit of government. As the first community to which a person is attache...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, l...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Reply to wit with gravity, and to gravity with wit.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Physical courage, which engages all danger, will make a person brave in one way; and moral courage, ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
We ask advice but we mean approbation.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Constant success shows us but one side of the world; adversity brings out the reverse of the picture...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as tho...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; sinc...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the w...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Mystery is not profoundness.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Logic is a large drawer, containing some useful instruments, and many more that are superfluous. A w...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them agai...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how th...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Afflictions sent by providence melt the constancy of the noble minded, but confirm the obduracy of t...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride. ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Imitation is the sincerest flattery
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Hu...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Times of general calamity and confusion create great minds. The purest ore is produced from the hott...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The mistakes of the fool are known to the world, but not to himself. The mistakes of the wise man ar...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by o...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
In America every woman has her set of girl-friends; some are cousins, the rest are gained at school....
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitteres...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its maz...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There is a paradox in pride: it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Our very best friends have a tincture of jealousy even in their friendship; and when they hear us pr...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
No one knows where he who invented the plow was born, nor where he died; yet he has done more for hu...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Grant graciously what you cannot refuse safely and conciliate those you cannot conquer
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Be very slow to believe that you are wiser than all others; it is a fatal but common error
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There is this paradox in pride it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
There is a paradox in pride: it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The old ways are the safest and surest ways
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The soundest argument will produce no more conviction in an empty head than the most superficial dec...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves. ...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
No company is preferable to bad, because we are more apt to catch the vices of others than their vir...
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON