It is most true, stylus virum arguit, - our style betrays us
Quote by Robert Burton
Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all...
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the...
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of...
No rule is so general, which admits not some exception.
Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes' bastards.
If there be a hell upon earth it is to be found in a melancholy...
We can make mayors and officers every year, but not scholars.
That which is a law today is none tomorrow
Idleness is an appendix to nobility.
Many men are melancholy by hearing music, but it is a pleasing melancholy that it...
Idleness is an appendix to nobility
What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun,...
Our wrangling lawyers are so litigious and busy here on earth, that I think they...
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
Health indeed is a precious thing, to recover and preserve which we undergo any misery,...
One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
One was never married and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague
Men should be like Kleenex, soft, strong and disposable.
A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a...
They asked her (Ruth Graham) did she ever think about divorce and she said, 'No,...