Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Science is but an image of the truth.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...