If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
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...
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
God's first creature, which was light.
Friends are thieves of time.
It is natural to die as to be born.
Age will not be defied.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.