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.

The best Quotes and Sayings

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.

CharacterCharles Caleb Colton
1
Comment 

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.

Charles Caleb Colton
 
Comment 

To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.

Charles Caleb Colton
 
Comment 

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

Charles Caleb Colton
 
Comment 

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

Charles Caleb Colton
 
Comment