Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages of books, and the like, we do save and recover somewhat from the deluge of time.
Quote by Francis Bacon
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Science is but an image of the truth.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
Friends are thieves of time.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
God's first creature, which was light.