There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost by not trying.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
History makes people wise.
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not...
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room...
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy
Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.
As long as we can see the same sky, breathe the same air, step on...