"Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Charles Caleb Colton on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Charles Caleb Colton on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Charles Caleb Colton on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Charles Caleb Colton on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Charles Caleb Colton on Robert Frost
"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."