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
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
It is natural to die as to be born.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does...
A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives...