"Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Charles Caleb Colton on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Charles Caleb Colton on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Charles Caleb Colton on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Charles Caleb Colton on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Charles Caleb Colton on Albert Camus
"The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later."
"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."
"He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are."
"Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power."
"Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books."