Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Knowledge is power.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Handsome is as handsome does.
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone