"In life we shall find many men that are great, and some that are good, but very few men that are both great and good."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Charles Caleb Colton on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Charles Caleb Colton on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Charles Caleb Colton on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Charles Caleb Colton on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Charles Caleb Colton on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."