Philosophy is nothing but discretion.
Quote by John Selden
John Selden Quotes
'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his...
They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I...
Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
Old friends are best.
No man is the wiser for his learning
Money makes a man laugh
Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet...
Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but...
No man is the wiser for his learning; it may administer matter to work in,...
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.
In spite of our wisdom and sensible talking, we on our feet must go plodding...
Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.
The world cannot be governed without juggling.
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs...
Humanity is a Virtue all preach, none practice, and yet every body is content to...
I am a possibilist. I believe that humanity is master of its own fate... Before...
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
Aldo Leopold, the early 20th century's Henry David Thoreau, said that we should think like...