God Almighty first planted a garden.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a friend.
We cannot too often think there is a never sleeping eye, which reads the heart, and registers our thoughts
Words, when written, crystallize history their very structure gives permanence to the unchangeable past
No man is angry that feels not himself hurt
It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in, and settleth in it that doth the hurt
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Study After Velasquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X,
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich not what we read but what we remember that makes us learned and not what we profess but what we practice that gives us integrity.
The light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever infused and drenched in his affections and customs.
The place of justice is a hallowed place
I have taken all knowledge to be my province
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation
He that defers his charity until he is dead is, if a man weighs it rightly, rather liberal of another man's goods than his own
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.
There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
For also knowledge itself is power.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.