If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Quote by Francis Bacon
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Opportunity makes a thief.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.
There's many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.