Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Friends are thieves of time.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.