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Charles Caleb Colton
(1780-1832) born on
English writer, cleric, merchant, eccentric. He was a noted eccentric, cleric and wine merchant best known for his collection of aphorisms in "Lacon."
         
   
F
Genius, in one respect, is like gold; numbers of persons are constantly writing about both, who have neither.

R
The greatest genius is never so great as when it is chastised and subdued by the highest reason.
A
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
N
Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve.
K
Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Cynic's Lexicon," ed. Jonathan Green, 1984.
R: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
A: "Lacon," Vol. I.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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