Maxioms Pet

X

Maxioms by Charles Caleb Colton

  ( comments )
  12  /  16  

We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.

We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.

  ( comments )
  24  /  33  

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

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

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Applause Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  6  /  14  

We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.

We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.

  ( comments )
  10  /  12  

To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, read more

To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.

  ( comments )
  28  /  43  

He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, read more

He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Progress Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet