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
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.