A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.
More quotes by Francis Bacon
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
More quotes about Wisdom
Hunger is never delicate; they who are seldom gorged to the full with praise may be safely fed with gross compliments, for the appetite must be satisfied before it is disgusted.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
She has taken a patronizing fancy to her father, the Admiral, who accepts her condescension gratefully as age brings more and more home to him the futility of his social position.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, neverin nothing, great or small, large or pettynever give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
The soul is pure when it leaves the body and drags nothing bodily with it, by virtue of having no willing association with the body in life but avoiding it… Practicing philosophy in the right way is a training to die easily.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.