Charles Colton

c.1780 - 1832

A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton

To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another.

Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)

Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms

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A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton on men and wishes

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Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.

Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)

Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton on belief

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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

A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton on books, reason, simplicity, and thought

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 Colton (c.1780 - 1832)

Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton on discovery and mind

Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.

Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)

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A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton on cities

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If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; if you would know, and not be known, live in a city.

Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)

Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms

Contributed by: Zaady

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