Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions,...
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek...
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
When I got out of high school they retired my jersey, but it was for...
I'll not listen to reason... reason always means what someone else has got to say.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.