Wives are young men’s mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men’s nurses.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
The worst men often give the best advice.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.