Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
God Almighty first planted a garden.
To choose time is to save time.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
The worst men often give the best advice.
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
I owe my solitude to other people.
Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.