The world cannot be governed without juggling.
Quote by John Selden
John Selden Quotes
No man is the wiser for his learning
'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his...
Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet...
Humanity is a Virtue all preach, none practice, and yet every body is content to...
'Tis not the eating, nor 'tis not the drinking that is to be blamed, but...
In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read...
Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs...
It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.
Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or...
Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake....
Money makes a man laugh
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
Old friends are best.
In spite of our wisdom and sensible talking, we on our feet must go plodding...
Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
Philosophy is nothing but discretion.
No man is the wiser for his learning; it may administer matter to work in,...