Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Opportunity makes a thief.
Time is the measure of business.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...