Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton

English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.
If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it will be cried up as erudition.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All adverse and depressing influences can be overcome, not by fighting, by by rising above them.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Courage is like the diamond,--very brilliant; not changed by fire, capable of high polish, but except for the purpose of cutting hard bodies useless.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Charles Fox said that restorations were the most bloody of all revolutions; and he might have added that reformations are the best mode of preventing the necessity of either.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In science, reason is the guide; in poetry, taste. The object of the one is truth, which is uniform and indivisible; the object of the other is beauty, which is multiform and varied.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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