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Famous Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

Listed in: Inspirational Quotes

On Life:

Life isn’t like a book. Life isn’t logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.

On Death:

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.

Death is like thunder in two particulars, we are alarmed at the sound of it, and it is formidable only from that which has prceded it.

On Success:

The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.

On Knowledge:

Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation of that which is false.

On God:

Law and equity are two things which God has joined, but which man has put asunder.