Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
The desire for power in excess caused angels to fall; the desire for knowledge in...
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a...
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a...
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
History makes people wise.
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace...
Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history...