Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
For also knowledge itself is power.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Age will not be defied.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.