Charles caleb colton Quotes

Hope sees the invisible, feels...

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.[Charles Caleb Colton]
📅︎ Apr 10
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"He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that ...

"He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still." - Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Sep 29
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"Examinations are formidable even to the best ...

"Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer." — Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Dec 23
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"To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather...

"To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us." ~Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Nov 20
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"The present time has one adv...

"The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own." - Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Mar 13
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"Where we cannot inven...

"Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve." - Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Feb 01
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"Many books require no thought from those who read t...

"Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them." - Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Apr 10
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"When we fail our pride suppo...

"When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us." Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Dec 21
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"Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the grea...

"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". -Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Oct 02
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The present time has one adv...

The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own. = Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Apr 12
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“We hate some persons because we do no...

“We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Apr 08
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In science, reason is the guide; in poetry, taste. The object of t...

In science, reason is the guide; in poetry, taste. The object of the one is truth, which is uniform and indivisible; the object of the other is beauty, which is multiform and varied. — Charles Caleb Colton
📅︎ Feb 10
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