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
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Age will not be defied.
Science is but an image of the truth.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.