A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Quote by Francis Bacon
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
For also knowledge itself is power.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.