My Favorite Quotes
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 Charles Caleb - “To sentence a man of true genius to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse in a mill”
 Charles Caleb - “There are two modes of establishing our reputation to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter.”
 Charles Caleb - “Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve”
 Charles Caleb - “Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.”
 Charles Caleb - “We owe almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed, but to those who have differed”
 Charles Caleb - “No metaphysician ever felt the deficiency of language so much as the grateful”
 Charles Caleb - “Secrecy is the soul of all great designs.”
 Charles Caleb - “Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps the one angels view with the most supreme astonishment, is a proud man.”
 Charles Caleb - “Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.”
 Charles Caleb - “True contentment depends not upon what we have a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.”
 Charles Caleb - “Commerce flourishes by circumstances, precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds and waves that bring it to our shores.”
 Charles Caleb - “Of present fame think little, and of future less the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.”
 Charles Caleb - “It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our friends.”
 Charles Caleb - “There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people and the other to be accused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the first one, because it will always be accompanied by the latter.”
 Charles Caleb - “Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.”
 Charles Caleb - “We hate some persons because we do not know them and will not know them because we hate them.”
 Charles Caleb - “To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.”
 Charles Caleb - “Justice to my readers compels me to admit that I write because I have nothing to do justice to myself induces me to add that I will cease to write the moment I have nothing to say.”
 Charles Caleb - “Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.”
 Charles Caleb - “The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own.”
 Charles Caleb - “I'm aiming by the time I'm fifty to stop being an adolescent.”
 Charles Caleb - “It is a mortifying truth, and ought to teach the wisest of us humility, that many of the most valuable discoveries have been the result of chance rather than of contemplation, and of accident rather than of design”
 Charles Caleb - “Vice has more martyrs than virtue and it often happens that men suffer more to be lost than to be saved”
 Charles Caleb - “He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.”
 Charles Caleb - “Wealth, after all, is a relative thing, since he that has little, and wants less, is richer than he that has much, and wants more”

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