To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of exercise is one of the best precepts of long lasting.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Friends are thieves of time.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
It is impossible to love and be wise.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier...