Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Fortune his like the market, where many times, if you can stay a little, the...
History makes people wise.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
I am the punishment of God...If you had not committed great sins, God would not...