Acorns were good until bread was found.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
Science is but an image of the truth.
Opportunity makes a thief.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...