The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is but to tune the curious harp of man's body.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
The place of justice is a hallowed place
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
History makes people wise.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
The supply of government exceeds demand.
My movements to the chair of government will be accompanied by feelings not unlike those...