Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
God almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Imagination was given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man,and writing an exact man.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
Gardening is the purest of human pleasures
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
A wise man will make more opportunities, than he finds.
Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.