Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.
Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)
Contributed by: Siona
"Our minds are as different as our faces: we are all traveling to one destination; --happiness; but few are going by the same road."
Contributed by: Hoda
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and will not know them because we hate them.
Source: Lacon or Many Things in Few Words: Addressed to Those Who Think
Contributed by: Ria
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.
Contributed by: Steve
"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; sincethere are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field,than their own hearts in their closet." -Charles Caleb Colton
Contributed by: Sky Fits Heaven
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms
Contributed by: Zaady
War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so saves societies.
We cannot think too highly of our nature, nor too humbly of ourselves.
Evils in the journey of life are like the hills which alarm travelers on their road - Both appear great at a distance, but when we approach them we find they are far less insurmountable than we had conceived.
It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do.
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