The childhood shows the man, / As morning shows the day. Be famous then / By wisdom; as thy empire must extend, / So let extend thy mind o'er all the world.
Quote by John Milton
Grace was in all her steps, Heav'n in her Eye, In every gesture dignity and...
The end then of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by...
No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally...
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun...
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth...
The Tree of Knowledge grew fast by, Knowledge of Good bought dear by knowing ill
Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named, not good
Necessity, the tyrant's plea
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.
So farewell Hope, and with Hope farewell Fear, Farewell Remorse: all Good to me is...
Laws can discover sin, but not remove it
For solitude is sometimes best society, And short retirement urges sweet return
Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them...
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience,...
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell,...
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
They also serve who only stand and wait.
The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the...
Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.