Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study
Good questions outrank easy answers.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
The place of justice is a hallowed place
The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a...
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
He that defers his charity until he is dead is, if a man weighs it...
Knowledge itself is power
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
Habits are the shorthand of behavior
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect...
Piglet: 'Pooh?' Pooh: 'Yes, Piglet?' Piglet: 'I've been thinking...' Pooh: 'That's a very good habit...