Charles Caleb Colton
English author and clergyman; b. 1780; d. 1832
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
True friendship is like sound health -- the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
We are more apt to catch the vices of others than their virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.