He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
Silence is the virtue of fools.
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The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
Knowledge is power.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost...
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
To choose time is to save time.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
The place of justice is a hallowed place
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all is the person who...
Keeping a woman to her word is like trying to hold an alligator by its...