Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
Quote by John Selden
Humanity is a Virtue all preach, none practice, and yet every body is content to...
Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet...
Money makes a man laugh
No man is the wiser for his learning
A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake....
In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read...
No man is the wiser for his learning; it may administer matter to work in,...
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
In spite of our wisdom and sensible talking, we on our feet must go plodding...
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but...
'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his...
Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I...
Philosophy is nothing but discretion.
Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.
It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.
The world cannot be governed without juggling.
Old friends are best.