Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things still; for age will not be defied.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
God's first creature, which was light.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
The remedy is worse than the disease.