b. 1612; d. 1680
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Logic is like the sword -- those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.