Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton

English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.
The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people and the other to be accused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the first one, because it will always be accompanied by the latter.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He that knows himself, knows others; and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A wise man may be duped as well as a fool; but the fool publishes the triumph of the deceiver.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Honor is the most capricious in her rewards. She feeds us with air, and often pulls down our house, to build our monument.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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