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Brief author info: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832) English writer and clergyman.
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Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation of that which is false.
Men will wrangle for religion, write for it, fight for it, die for it; anything but live for it.
Of all the faculties of the mind, memory is the first that flourishes and the first that dies.
The firmest friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame.
We are more apt to catch the vices of others than their virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.
Nothing so completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity himself, than straightforward and simple integrity in another.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us, when we succeed, it betrays us.
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life: by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
He that has never suffered extreme adversity, knows not the full extent of his own depravation.
We ask advice, but we mean approbation.
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