Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Knowledge itself is power
Atheism is rather in the life than in the heart of man
Knowledge is power.
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions,...
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred...
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never...