A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
For also knowledge itself is power.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Opportunity makes a thief.