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John Churton Collins
(1848-1908) born on
Mar 26
English literary critic. He was a journalist, essayist and lecturer. His first book was a study of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1874), and later he edited various classical English writers, and published volumes on Bolingbroke and Voltaire in England (1886), a Study of English Literature (1891), a study of Dean Swift (1893), Essays and Studies (1895), Ephemera Critica (1901), Essays in Poetry and Criticism (1905), and Rousseau and Voltaire (1908), his original essays being sharply controversial in tone, but full of knowledge.
         
   
F
A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.

R
A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.
A
If we knew each other's secrets, what comforts we should find.
N
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
K
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
   


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