Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Reading maketh a full man.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
History makes people wise.
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a...
Knowledge is power.
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.