Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
To choose time is to save time.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons...
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
The desire for power in excess caused angels to fall; the desire for knowledge in...
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom...
On the one hand, philosophy is to keep us thinking about things that we may...