He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a...
The worst men often give the best advice.
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels...
Reading maketh a full man.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
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...
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Cruelty and fear shake hands together
Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.