A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
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.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Friends are thieves of time.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
God's first creature, which was light.