History makes people wise.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Reading maketh a full man.
The desire for power in excess caused angels to fall; the desire for knowledge in...
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Knowledge is power.
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek...
More liberty begets desire of more; The hunger still increases with the store
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose