Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Men in great place are thrice servants, - servants of the sovereign or state, servants...
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Knowledge is power.
The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a...
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Knowledge itself is power
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Who are you wearing?
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
Fashion is a social agreement. the result of a consensus of a large group of...