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He who studies books alone

He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.

– Charles Caleb Colton

My lowest days as a

My lowest days as a Christian [and There Were Low Ones–Seven Months Worth Of Them In Prison, To Be Exact] have been more fulfilling and rewarding than all the days of glory in the White House.

– Charles Caleb Colton

Death is the liberator of

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.

– Charles Caleb Colton

To know the pains of

To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it: the pains of power are real, its pleasures imaginary.

– Charles Caleb Colton

If you want enemies excel

If you want enemies, excel others; if you want friends, let others excel you.

– CHARLES CALEB COLTON

The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame.
– Charles Caleb Colton

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
– Charles Caleb Colton

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
– Charles Caleb Colton

He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.
– Charles Caleb Colton

We hate some persons because we do not know them; and will not know them because we hate them.
– Charles Caleb Colton

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Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.
– Charles Caleb Colton

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
– Charles Caleb Colton