Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...