Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton

English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the air balloon was first discovered, some one flippantly asked Dr. Franklin what was the use of it. The doctor answered this question by asking another: "What is the use of a new-born infant? It may become a man."More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A Christian builds his fortitude on a better foundation than stoicism; he is pleased with every thing that happens, because he knows it could not happen unless it first pleased God, and that which pleases Him must be best.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Heroism, self-denial, and magnanimity, in all instances where they do not spring from a principle of religion, are but splendid altars on which we sacrifice one kind of self-love to another.More Charles Caleb Colton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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