Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Science is but an image of the truth.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
The root of the matterï¿½ the thing I meanï¿½ is love, Christian love, or compassion....
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...