Men in great place are thrice servants, - servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame, and servants of business.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
He that defers his charity until he is dead is, if a man weighs it...
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
The place of justice is a hallowed place
When love is gone, there's always justice. And when justice is gone, there's always force....
My definition of social justice: those who refuse to work deserve to go hungry.