Best Quotes by Charles Caleb Colton (Top 10)

  1. True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
  2. If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.
  3. Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
  4. The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame.
  5. Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live
  6. Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
  7. When you have nothing to say, say nothing.
  8. Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
  9. Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.
  10. There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people and the other to be accused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the first one, because it will always be accompanied by the latter.

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