Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Science is but an image of the truth.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...