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Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Applause
Charles Caleb Colton

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Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
Greed
Charles Caleb Colton

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Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
Bigotry
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Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
Morality
Charles Caleb Colton

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Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness or oppose with firmness.
Decisions
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Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
Charity
Charles Caleb Colton

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Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.
Doubt
Charles Caleb Colton

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Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship, never.
Love
Charles Caleb Colton

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Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
Friends and Friendship
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Grant graciously what you cannot refuse safely and conciliate those you cannot conquer.
Negotiation
Charles Caleb Colton

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Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities, but to make them.
Opportunity
Charles Caleb Colton

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He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
Belief
Charles Caleb Colton

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Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
Honor
Charles Caleb Colton

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It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.
Wealth
Charles Caleb Colton

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It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to meddle not.
Argument
Charles Caleb Colton

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Law and equity are two things which God has joined, but which man has put asunder.
Law and Lawyers
Charles Caleb Colton

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Levity is often less foolish and gravity less wise than each of them appears.
Humor
Charles Caleb Colton

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Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.
Argument
Charles Caleb Colton

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Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.
Health
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Mystery is not profoundness.
Mystery
Charles Caleb Colton

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Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
Books - Reading
Charles Caleb Colton

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No man is wise enough, or good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
Power
Charles Caleb Colton

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None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
Gossip
Charles Caleb Colton

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Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength
Patience
Charles Caleb Colton

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Pity is a thing often vowed, seldom felt; hatred is a thing often felt, seldom avowed.
Pity
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