Novelty is the great parent of pleasure
Quote by Robert South
God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much...
Anger is a transient hatred; or at least very like it.
The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over,...
Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart.
Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation as the tempter...
An obstacle is often an unrecognized opportunity
In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest eagerness he finds not...
God afflicts with the mind of a father, and kills for no other purpose but...
Novelty is the great parent of pleasure.
Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.
Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind; but...
Abstinence is the great strengthener and clearer of reason.
Speech was given to the ordinary sort or men, whereby to communicate their mind; but...
Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and relieve the tedium of argument.
Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus
Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends
Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus.
An Aristotle was but the rubbish of an Adam, and Athens but the rudiments of...
Folly enlarges men's desires while it lessens their capacities.
It is the work of fancy to enlarge, but of judgment to shorten and contract;...