If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost...
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Knowledge itself is power
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...
The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall...
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting...