The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Quote by Francis Bacon
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
It is natural to die as to be born.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing they marry...
Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier...
Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation, and you come to terms with...