Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Quote by Francis Bacon
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Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
I want to change things for the better, just like everybody else.
The best road to progress is freedom's road.
Events are the best teacher for us. You try to learn from people, there is always some bend to it.
Forgiveness is to be the absolute completeness regardless any fault; but oftentimes, we are careful enough to ask for others forgiveness, also forgive others, but commit the biggest crime by forgetting to forgive ourselves.
I'm Irish. I think about death all the time.
The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
I have a love interest in every one of my films: a gun.
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.