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Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Caleb Colton
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
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.
If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.
None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
When you have nothing to say, say nothing.
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
There is a paradox in pride: it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.