He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend, must have a very long head or a very short creed.
Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)
Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; if you would know, and not be known, live in a city.
Death is like thunder in two particulars, we are alarmed at the sound of it, and it is formidable only from that which has prceded it.
Early rising not only gives us more life in the same number of years, but adds, likewise, to their number; and not only enables us to enjoy more of existence in the same time, but increases also the measure.
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