Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels...
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Knowledge itself is power
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
If payback is a bitch and revenge is sweet. Then I'm the sweetest bitch you'll...