I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, but to...
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
Reading maketh a full man.
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.