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A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by ...   Life
A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judg...   Life
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". ...   Life
As a draft-animal is yoked in a wagon, even so the spirit is yoked in ...   Life
Curiosity is the lust of the mind.   Life
Desire to know why, and how - curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, ...   Life
Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in...   Life
Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues.   Politics
I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.   Life
In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.   Life
Laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from some sudden c...   Life
Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.   Life
No arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual ...   Life
No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.   Life
Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation.   Life
Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all m...   Life
Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact u...   Life
Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many ot...   Life
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for pea...   Life
The disembodied spirit is immortal; there is nothing of it that can gr...   Life
The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of ...   Life
The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the d...   Life
The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, bu...   Life
The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own pow...   Life
The science which teacheth arts and handicrafts is merely science for ...   Life
Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.   Life
War consisteth not in battle only, or the act of fighting; but in a tr...   Life
Words are the money of fools.   Life
Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they ...   Life