He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost...
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is...
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases
Love is a serious mental disease.