Quotes by Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton was an English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities. Colton was educated at Eton and King's College, graduating with a B.A. in 1801 and an M.A.

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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.

Character, Solitude & Being AloneCharles Caleb Colton
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Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.

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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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True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.

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The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.

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