Sich trauen, alleine zu sein, erfordert viel Mut; viele würden lieber ihrem schlimmsten Feind im Kampf gegenüber stehen, als sich ihren eigenen Herzen zu stellen.
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.Charakter, Einsamkeit & AlleinseinCharles Caleb Colton
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.Charles Caleb Colton
To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.Charles Caleb Colton
True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.Charles Caleb Colton
The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.Charles Caleb Colton