A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
Time is the measure of business.
Opportunity makes a thief.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Knowing I loved my books, he furnished me, From mine own library with volumes that...
Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.