Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton

English cleric, writer and collector, well known for his eccentricities.
Pedantry is the showy display of knowledge which crams our heads with learned lumber and then takes out our brains to make room for it. Charles Caleb Colton quotes

Quotes of the month

Jan Chzhu The insatiable character is a worm that eats up the vitality of a person. [07/29/2020 10:07:34] More


Victor Pelevin Man considers himself to be God, and he is right, because God is in him. Considers himself a pig - and again right, because there is a pig in him too. But a person is very mistaken when he takes his inner pig for God. [07/20/2020 12:07:43] More


Rached Ghannouchi I believe democracy will succeed in Tunisia, but I also believe that it will succeed in the other Arab Spring countries. [07/12/2020 07:07:12] More


Author Unknown With each new president of the United States, Russians live worse and worse. [08/01/2020 09:08:09] More


Sergey Lavrov As you know, two are needed for tango. So far, in my opinion, our American partners are performing individual break-dance over and over again. [07/20/2020 11:07:53] More