Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Quote by Francis Bacon
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Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
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God's first creature, which was light.
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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
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A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
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Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
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If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
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Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
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Acorns were good until bread was found.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...