God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Science is but an image of the truth.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...