A good conscience is a continual feast.
Quote by Robert Burton
Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.
Marriage and hanging go by destiny; matches are made in heaven
Idleness is an appendix to nobility.
We can make mayors and officers every year, but not scholars.
Wit without employment is a disease
If there be a hell upon earth it is to be found in a melancholy...
Many men are melancholy by hearing music, but it is a pleasing melancholy that it...
One was never married and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all...
Good laws are begot by bad actions
Were it not that they are loath to lay out money on a rope, they...
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of...
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant...
That which is a law today is none tomorrow
Our wrangling lawyers are so litigious and busy here on earth, that I think they...
No rule is so general, which admits not some exception.
Idleness is an appendix to nobility
The soul is made for action, and cannot rest till it be employed. Idleness is...
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.