The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a number of smaller stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together; so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties…
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations,...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to...
Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.
Don't ever let anybody teach you to think; it is the curse of the world.
There are two kinds of people in this world - those who divide everything into...