The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other.
Quote by Francis Bacon
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
God's first creature, which was light.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as...
Metallica mythos...distilled the essences of the comic books and horror movies and the fantastic literature...