Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far and relaxed too much.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is...
Reading maketh a full man.
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Knowledge is power.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
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.
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day...
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
Marriage is like a dull meal with the dessert at the beginning
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive