It is impossible to love and be wise.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really...
He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that...