Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
Quote by John Selden
New Year Resolutions Quotes
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
'Tis not the eating, nor 'tis not the drinking that is to be blamed, but...
Humanity is a Virtue all preach, none practice, and yet every body is content to...
Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
Philosophy is nothing but discretion.
Old friends are best.
No man is the wiser for his learning
In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read...
Money makes a man laugh
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his...
No man is the wiser for his learning; it may administer matter to work in,...
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs...
Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I...
The world cannot be governed without juggling.
A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake....
They that govern the most make the least noise.
Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet...
Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or...