To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another.
Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)
Source: wrote Lacon,,2 volumes of aphorisms
Contributed by: Zaady
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.
He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend, must have a very long head or a very short creed.
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.
Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; if you would know, and not be known, live in a city.
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