Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...