The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
It is natural to die as to be born.
Science is but an image of the truth.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
I want to thank my parents for letting me play baseball. I'm thankful I had...
A baby is born into this world in a state of fear. Total paranoia and...