For also knowledge itself is power.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
Science is but an image of the truth.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.