A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
Quote by Francis Bacon
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Time is the measure of business.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
It is natural to die as to be born.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...