If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
Quote by Francis Bacon
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
It is natural to die as to be born.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Age will not be defied.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...