The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a friend.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons...
They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to...
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or...
If Goddess religion is not to become mindless idiocy, we must win clear of tendency...
Superstition brings the gods into even the smallest matters