The best Quotations


We ask advice but we mean approbation.
- Charles Caleb Colton

We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
- Charles Caleb Colton

We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Were we as eloquent as angels we still would please people much more by listening rather than talking.
- Charles Caleb Colton

When millions applaud you seriously ask yourself what harm you have done; and when they disapprove you, what good.
- Charles Caleb Colton

When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us.
- Charles Caleb Colton

When you have nothing to say, say nothing.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve.
- Charles Caleb Colton


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Quotation It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes. - writer
Quotation An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded. - writer
Quotation Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms. - writer
Quotation Just do what you do best. - writer
Quotation He that's secure is not safe. - writer
Quotation And if tonight my soul may find her peace in sleep, and sink in good oblivion, and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created. - writer