He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when a man should marry? 'A young man not yet, an elder man not at all
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost...
The worst men often give the best advice.
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
Boldness is a child of ignorance
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically...
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Knowledge is power.
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
The primary sign of a well-ordered mind is a man's ability to remain in one...
Anybody with ability can play in the big leagues. But to be able to trick...
The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I would not be gotten into a schoolhouse until I was eight years old. Nor...