The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
Atheism is rather in the life than in the heart of man
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
History makes people wise.
Knowledge is power.
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
He that defers his charity until he is dead is, if a man weighs it...
Charity and pride have different aims, yet both feed the poor
All things are perceived in the light of charity, and hence under the aspect of...