It is impossible to love and to be wise.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or...
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and...
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
Those who know all, but are lacking in themselves, are utterly lacking.
Keeping a woman to her word is like trying to hold an alligator by its...