A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
It is natural to die as to be born.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
I don't trust books. They're all fact and no heart.
No more teachers, no more books, no more teacher's dirty looks.