The best Quotes by Charles Caleb Colton

The best Quotes by Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton (bapt. 11 December 1777 – died 28 April 1832) was an English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.

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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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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The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.
He has the most who is most content with the least.
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I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
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We can be only who we are; no more, no less.
Terry Goodkind in Das Schwert der Wahrheit - Das erste Gesetz der Magie
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.
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You mean well, but leave me be
Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
Elsa in Frozen -
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If we are all alone, then that's also somthing we have together.
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Because nothing sucks more than feeling all alone, no matter how many people are around.
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If no one in the entire world cared about you, did you really exist at all?
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
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