Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his joys to his friends, but he joyeth the more; and no man that imparteth his grieves to his friend, but he grieveth the less.
Quote by Francis Bacon
By indignities men come to dignities.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
It is natural to die as to be born.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
As a rule, one should never place form over content.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.