There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Science is but an image of the truth.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
A cat does not want all the world to love her -- only those she...
The brown bag, of course, had its imperfections. While some kids carried roast beef sandwiches,...
NEVER TRUST UR OLD FRIENDS THEY ALWAYS TURN ON YOU ALWAYS TRUST UR NEW ONES...