"He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Charles Caleb Colton on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Charles Caleb Colton on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Charles Caleb Colton on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Charles Caleb Colton on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Charles Caleb Colton on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"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."
"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."