A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Knowledge itself is power
Silence is the virtue of fools.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations,...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost...
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
The world's crazy when it comes to beauty.
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to...