Quotes by Charles Caleb Colton

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The three great apostles of practical atheism, that make converts without persecuting, and retain them without preaching, are wealth, health, and power.
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Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
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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.
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To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.
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Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair.
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Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - never.
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Logic is a large drawer, containing some useful instruments, and many more that are superfluous. A wise man will look into it for two purposes, to avail himself of those instruments that are really useful, and to admire the ingenuity with which those that are not so, are assorted and arranged.
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He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.
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Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.
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Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
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