"The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Charles Caleb Colton on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Charles Caleb Colton on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Charles Caleb Colton on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Charles Caleb Colton on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Charles Caleb Colton on Robert Frost
"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."
"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."