For also knowledge itself is power.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Time is the measure of business.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
I figure if I have my health, can pay the rent and I have my...
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us...