Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Reading maketh a full man.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
History makes people wise.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Knowledge itself is power
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations,...
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek...
Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
Use power to curb power