I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
Quote by Francis Bacon
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God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education in the elder, a part of experience.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
Science is but an image of the truth.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Poetry is not only dream and vision it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
The selfish 'ME' is quietly different from the generous 'US'
I can talk to my dad like he's my manager, and put 'Dad' on the back burner. We've been doing it since I was 13.
Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.