Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Knowledge itself is power
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Fortune his like the market, where many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
Atheism is rather in the life than in the heart of man
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...