A King That Would Not Feel His Crown Too Heavy For Him, Must Wear It Every Day
A king that would not feel his crown too heavy for him, must wear it
every day; but if he think it too light, he knoweth not of what metal it
-- Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Sir Amice Pawlet, when he saw too much haste made in any matter, was wont to say, "Stay a while, that we may make an end the sooner.
-- Francis Bacon (1561-1626) -- Apothegms, No, 76...
King Stephen was a worthy peer, His breeches cost him but a crow
He held them sixpence all too dear,-- With that he called the tailor lown....
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is no
a sense of humor to console him for what he is. -- Francis Baco...
Mahomet made the people believe that he would call a hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers for the observers of his law.
The people assembled. Mahomet called the hill to come to him, again and agai...
I'm from Downers Grove, Illinois. We had a blackout there the other day, but fortunately the police made him get back into his car before he got too far.
-- Emo Phillip...
Much to his Mum and Dad's dismay, Horace ate himself one day.
He didn't stop to say his grace, he just sat down and ate his face....
Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true. -- Francis Baco
If it's too loud, you're too old." -- The Heavy Metal motto
Whenever Richard Cory went downtown, We people on the pavement looked at him
He was a gentleman from sole to crown, Clean-favored, and imperially slim....