A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
Quote by Francis Bacon
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
If you want to make a little money, write a book. If you want to...
It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that...
An Inuit hunter asked the local missionary priest: If I did not know about God...