Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton

English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.
It was observed of Elizabeth that she was weak herself, but chose wise counsellors; to which it was replied, that to choose wise counsellors was, in a prince, the highest wisdom.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Taking things not as they ought to be, but as they are, I fear it must be allowed that Macchiavelli will always have more disciples than Jesus.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Death is like thunder in two particulars; we are alarmed, at the sound of it; and it is formidable only from that which preceded it.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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