He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils for time is the greatest innovator.
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Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
The worst men often give the best advice.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
Age appears to be best in four things old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
My dad was a Methodist minister.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
All the legal action I've taken against newspapers has had a massively positive effect on my life and achieved exactly what I wanted, which is privacy and non-harassment.
The Ukrainian community is tight-knit by nature.
Over and over, we hear politicians say they can't spend our tax dollars on environmental protection when the economy is so fragile.
That's a central part of philosophy, of ethics. What do I owe to strangers? What do I owe to my family? What is it to live a good life? Those are questions which we face as individuals.