Time is the measure of business.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
By indignities men come to dignities.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...