Boldness is a child of ignorance
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part...
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
History makes people wise.
Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions,...
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
The desire for power in excess caused angels to fall; the desire for knowledge in...
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries...
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who...
Happiness and joy always eludes a hypocrite.