Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton

English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.
Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The cynic who twitted Aristippus by observing that the philosopher who could dine on herbs might despise the company of a king, was well replied to by Aristippus, when he remarked that the philosopher who could enjoy the company or a king might also despise a dinner of herbs.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]
Self-denial is often the sacrifice of one sort of self-love for another.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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