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Charles Colton

"The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame." Charles Colton
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Charles Colton

"Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity." Charles Colton
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"The family is the most basic unit of government. As the first community to which a person is attached and the first authority under which a person learns to live, the family establishes society's most basic values." Charles Colton
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Charles Colton

"Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual." Charles Colton
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"When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us." Charles Colton
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"Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride." Charles Colton
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"Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live" Charles Colton
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"Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route." Charles Colton
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"There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them." Charles Colton
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"We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts." Charles Colton
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"War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so saves societies." Charles Colton
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"If a horse has four legs, and I'm riding it, I think I can win." Charles Colton
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"Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity" Charles Colton
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"It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do" Charles Colton
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"It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth." Charles Colton
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Charles Colton

"The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame" Charles Colton
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"Hope is a prodigal young heir, and experience is his banker" Charles Colton
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"Philosophy is a bully that talks loud when the danger is at a distant; but, the moment she is pressed hard by an enemy, she is nowhere to be found and leaves the brunt of the battle to be fought by her steady, humble comrade, religion." Charles Colton
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"It is an easy and vulgar thing to please the mob, and no very arduous task to astonish them" Charles Colton
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"Neutrality is no favorite with Providence, for we are so formed that it is scarcely possible for us to stand neuter in our hearts, although we may deem it prudent to appear so in our actions" Charles Colton
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"Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive." Charles Colton
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