A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Atheism is rather in the life than in the heart of man
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons...
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred...
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
I have a microwave fireplace in my house. The other night I laid down in...
The subject must be thought of in terms of the 20th century, of houses he...