Acorns were good until bread was found.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Friends are thieves of time.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
By indignities men come to dignities.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation, and you come to terms with...