It is impossible to love and be wise.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Science is but an image of the truth.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
God's first creature, which was light.
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill. I commend my colleagues in...
The role of the intelligence - that part of us which affirms and denies and...