Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Quote by Francis Bacon
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
For also knowledge itself is power.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Time is the measure of business.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.