Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

A public debt is a kind of anchor in the storm; but if the anchor be too heavy for the vessel, she will be sunk by that very weight which was intended for her preservation.

 
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Charles Caleb Colton, ~1780-1832, British Clergyman & Writer, Lacon, 1825

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