Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
Quote by Charles Caleb Colton
Charles Caleb Colton Quotes
Most females will forgive a liberty rather than a slight
Law and equity are two things which God has joined, but which man has put...
He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as...
Genius, in one respect, is like gold; numbers of persons are constantly writing about both,...
Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and...
Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no...
Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
The whole family of pride and ignorance are incestuous, and mutually beget each other
Our very best friends have a tincture of jealousy even in their friendship; and when...
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as...
I'm aiming by the time I'm fifty to stop being an adolescent.
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
In life we shall find many men that are great, and some that are good,...
Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it...
There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and...
Mystery is not profoundness
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.