"Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away." - Charles Caleb Colton

"It is good to act as if. It is even better to grow to the point where it is no longer an act." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable." - Charles Caleb Colton

"A house may draw visitors, but it is the possessor alone that can detain them." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Pure truth, like pure gold, has been found unfit for circulation because men have discovered that it is far more convenient to adulterate the truth than to refine themselves." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Most of our misfortunes are comments of our friends upon them." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair." - Charles Caleb Colton

"He that has cut the claws of the lion will not feel quite secure until he has also drawn his teeth." - Charles Caleb Colton

"A windmill is eternally at work to accomplish one end, although it shifts with every variation of the weather cock, and assumes 10 different positions in a day." - Charles Caleb Colton

"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet." - Charles Caleb Colton

"He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place." - Charles Caleb Colton

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