"As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay."
"Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires."
"The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions."
"Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom."
"The science is clear that there is an increase in the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere. What is not clear from the science is how much of that increase is caused by human activity and what also is not clear is what impact those increases have on the climatic cycle."
"Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior. A burning stick, though turned to the ground, has its flame drawn upwards."
"The Labour party has done more than any other to address gender inequalities, through legislation and other means, and to increase women's representation in politics, which has led to recent increases in the number of female politicians."
"Failure doesn't kill you... it increases your desire to make something happen."
"The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds."
"Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life."