God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.