Books must follow sciences and not sciences books.
The images of men's wit and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the worry of time and capable of perpetual renovation.
The productions of the mind and hand seem very numerous in books and manufactures. But all this variety lies in an exquisite subtlety and derivations from a few things already known, not in the number of axioms.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Lie faces God and shrikns from men.
He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune.
All colours will agree in the dark.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.