b. 1612; d. 1680
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it.
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.