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John Churton Collins
March 26, 1848 - September 25, 1908
Nationality: English
Category: Critic
Subcategory: English Critic

Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.


A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.


Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.


If we knew each other's secrets, what comforts we should find.


Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers.


A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.


Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.


To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.


In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.


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