Time is the measure of business.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
By indignities men come to dignities.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Friends are thieves of time.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.