God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.