Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and...
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
He that defers his charity until he is dead is, if a man weighs it...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, but to...
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
Pretending that we live doesn't make us alive.
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in...