Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words or in good order.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
God Almighty first planted a garden.
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations,...
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve...
I'm not an athiest. How can you not believe in something that doesn't exist? That's...
The symbolism of the Goddess is not a parallel structure to the symbolism of God...