I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...