War is a game in which princes seldom win, the people never
Quote by Charles Caleb Colton
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to...
Mystery is not profoundness
If a horse has four legs, and I'm riding it, I think I can win.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on...
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes
It is far more easy to acquire a fortune like a knave than to expend...
Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people...
It is a mortifying truth, and ought to teach the wisest of us humility, that...
Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our...
Imitation is the sincerest flattery
Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but...
Habit will reconcile us to everything but change
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
In life we shall find many men that are great, and some that are good,...
He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try...
Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.