"No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Charles Caleb Colton on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Charles Caleb Colton on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Charles Caleb Colton on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Charles Caleb Colton on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Charles Caleb Colton on Henry David Thoreau
"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."