What are the TOP 10 quotes by Charles Caleb Colton?


  1. Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.


  2. No man is wise enough, or good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.


  3. True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.


  4. Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.




  5. Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.


  6. It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to meddle not.


  7. The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is humility.


  8. Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.


  9. We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.


  10. The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.



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