A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...